27 octobre 2019

University of New Mexico Faculty Vote to Unionize

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Full- and part-time professors at the University of New Mexico voted to form a union affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers and the American Association of University Professors, they announced late last week. More...

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26 octobre 2019

St. Petersburg College Adjuncts Unionize

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Adjunct faculty members at St. Petersburg College in Florida voted, 269 to 187, to form a union affiliated with Service Employees International Union, they announced this week. More...

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Ruling Out Grad Unions

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. Trump-era labor board wants to make it that much harder for graduate students on private college campuses to form unions. Some say it's overreach. More...

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20 octobre 2019

Défenseurs syndicaux en Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes

Direccte ARADepuis le 1er août 2016, les défenseurs syndicaux interviennent au nom d’une organisation syndicale de salariés ou professionnelle d’employeurs pour assister ou représenter les parties devant les conseils de prud’hommes ou les cours d’appel en matière prud’homale à titre gratuit. Plus...

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17 octobre 2019

Réforme de l'Unédic : les syndicats sur le pied de guerre

C2RP Carif-Oref Hauts-de-FranceLa refonte de l’assurance-chômage, qui durcit les règles d’indemnisation, entre en vigueur à partir du 1er novembre. Plus...

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13 octobre 2019

Media Release: Murdoch University attempts to “shoot the messenger”

The National Tertiary Education Union (NTEU) today condemned Murdoch University for taking unprecedented legal action against one of its own staff after he blew the whistle. More...

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16 septembre 2019

2019 issue of Agenda now available!

We cover the biennial NTEU Women's Conference and our 7th Bluestocking Week, continue our analysis of gender stats from the higher education sector, we talk about stress, andvisit Bougainville and the US to look at women in positions of power. Plus there's book reviews, delegate profiles, announcement of the 2019 Joan Hardy and Carolyn Allport scholarship winners, and more. More...

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09 septembre 2019

Why Teachers' Unions Should Demand Support for the IMS Common Cartridge Standard

By Stephen Downes - Stephen's Web.
Michael Feldstein[Edit][Delete]: Why Teachers' Unions Should Demand Support for the IMS Common Cartridge Standard, E-Literate [Edit][Delete] October 13, 2006
[link: Hits] I think Michael Feldstein's faith in market demand is touching (though naive) but I have some sympathy with his support for the common cartridge standard. Some. More...

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05 septembre 2019

New Data on Faculty Strikes

HomeBy Colleen Flaherty. There were 42 faculty and staff strikes and one lockout across academe from 2012 to 2018, according to a new study, with about two strikes per year involving professors. Adjuncts were involved in nearly all the faculty strikes. More...

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31 août 2019

More work for less reward: Academic perceptions of service teaching (AUR 61 02)

Service teaching, through which core courses or modules are provided by a department other than the one administering the degree, occurs in universities worldwide, but there have been many reports of student dissatisfaction with their service-taught courses. More...

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