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Full-time non-tenure track faculty protest for right to unionize

Full-time non-tenure track faculty protest for right to unionize

Chris Butler

November 29, 2018

Filed under Campus

Tension have risen between the Northeastern administration and the full-time non-tenure track faculty members as the administration has recently opposed the faculty’s efforts to hold an election to form a union. On Nov. 15, full-time non-tenure track faculty marched from Centennial Common to Presi...

Janitors to vote on new contract

Janitors to vote on new contract

Paxtyn Merten and Leslie Hassanein

October 5, 2016

Filed under City, Featured Content

Janitors in the Greater Boston Area will begin voting Thursday on whether to ratify a new contract that bargainers from their union accepted last week. The tentative contract includes increased wages, more full-time employment opportunities and expanded family health care for full-time employees over the ...

Column: Studying activist groups

Column: Studying activist groups

September 16, 2015

Filed under Campus, Columns, Opinion

By Ross Beroff, Editorial Columnist  Northeastern is home to many activist  movements and groups on campus. One of the loudest is the Fight for $15 movement. Due to its prominence on campus and propensity for lying to promote its message, a closer look at the organizations backing this movement...

Editorial: Adjuncts should be accommodated, not unionized

January 16, 2014

Filed under Opinion

In the last part of 2013, Northeastern’s adjunct professors began a push to unionize, citing low pay and lack of job security and benefits among other grievances. The part-time faculty’s complaints are valid, but their effort to join Service Employees International Union (SEIU) could ultimately p...

With uncertain futures, adjuncts seek to unionize

October 17, 2013

Filed under Campus

By Madelyn Stone, News Staff Tucked in the basement of Hayden Hall is a classroom-sized space with a half a dozen desks and chairs, a couple of computers and a few knitted tapestries hanging from the walls. It’s not clear what the proper word would be to describe the room, or others like it. For t...

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