Union Election Date Set

Union Election Date Set

Yesterday, the Regional Director at the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) decided that a unit of non-tenure-track faculty in the College of Arts and Science can go forward with an election. On Jan. 11, ballots will be mailed to voters by the NLRB. All ballots must be received at the NLRB’s Regional Office in Chicago by Tuesday, Jan. 26. The ballots will be counted the next day.

In his decision, the Regional Director rejected Loyola’s request for a dismissal of the petition to file for …

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Report on Jesuit colleges shows need for a voice on campuses

Report on Jesuit colleges shows need for a voice on campuses

A new report and survey of faculty at Jesuit colleges and universities shows that instructors have heavier workloads than just a few years ago and have a diminished role in decision-making at their institution.

The findings come a few days before faculty and students at Loyola and Jesuit colleges and universities across the country hold a series of actions on their campuses to advocate for Just Employment and reigniting the social justice mission at their schools.

In August and September 2015, Faculty Forward Network solicited a survey among …

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We are on our way to a union.

We are on our way to a union.

We are happy to let you know that we are one step closer to forming our union for Loyola University Chicago non-tenure-track faculty who teach at the Lake Shore Campus. We filed our petition to hold a union election with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in order to win a voice at our university and improvements in our working conditions.

This is the first step in the legal process that will enable us to hold our union election, and as the Chicago Sun …

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