Press Releases

May 25, 2017
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Support St. Kate’s adjuncts

As people of faith, students, alumni, and parents we believe strongly in the working conditions of our neighbors, friends, and educators. We are proud to stand in solidarity with part-time adjunct faculty who are working to form a union at St. Kate’s University. We hope and trust that St. Kate’s […]
May 18, 2017
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Adjunct Faculty at St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) File for Union Election

Adjunct faculty at St. Paul university join wave of organizing in Twin Cities to improve higher education for students and faculty St. Paul – Adjunct faculty at St. Catherine University (St. Kate’s) filed cards this morning to trigger a union election to join the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 284. The […]
November 23, 2016
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Adjunct Faculty at Augsburg College Vote to Join SEIU Local 284 in Push to Raise Standards

Second faculty union win in as many months marks growing movement as Augsburg College adjuncts join Hamline, MCAD, U of M in fight to improve higher education. Over 200 adjunct faculty at Augsburg College formed a faculty union with the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 284 in balloting that ended Monday.
October 17, 2016
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U of M Administration Files Another Obstructive Court Action in Effort to Delay Faculty Union Vote

Today faculty expressed their dismay at the decision by the University of Minnesota’s central administration to once again appeal a clear decision by the State Bureau of Mediation Services (BMS) in the State Court of Appeals to delay a faculty union election. Late last month, BMS affirmed the unified bargaining unit requested by tenure-track and contingent faculty for their union election in unequivocal language.