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National Grid lockout enters fifth month

National Grid lockout enters fifth month

Chris Triunfo, city editor  

December 5, 2018


Filed under City

 As unionized gas workers enter the fifth month of a lockout with National Grid, the Massachusetts Legislature has decided to get involved, hoping to prevent 1,250 employees from losing their unemployment benefits in January.   Legislation aimed at delivering benefits to workers locked out by their...

Letter: Northeastern administration needs to be held responsible for treatment of adjunct professors

Letter: Northeastern administration needs to be held responsible for treatment of adjunct professors

December 2, 2015


Filed under Opinion

On Nov. 10, we, Northeastern students from the Empower Adjuncts Community Coalition (EACC), along with other community activists, blocked the Green Line at the Northeastern stop. Aiming to raise awareness about what is happening to adjuncts on our campus and in solidarity with the national Fight for $1...

Letter: Adjunct Faculty

Letter: Adjunct Faculty

May 7, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

As part-time adjunct faculty members at Northeastern University, we are all at an important crossroads in our relationship with the school. On April 25, the SEIU mailed out ballots to all eligible part-time faculty in order to hold a vote on potential union representation. We have all received multiple...

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...

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