Crucial Mtg & VOTE for NTT Faculty Tues 2/20

Crucial Mtg & VOTE for NTT Faculty Tues 2/20

Crucial Meeting and VOTE for All Unionized Faculty Tuesday, February 20th

Calling Loyola NTT Faculty members – full-time Lecturers, Instructors and Adjuncts from CAS and ELLP! Join your colleagues to vote on a plan of action to win our first union contract!

We formed our Union over two years ago and we are now at an important decision point: What will we do if we don’t reach an agreement on a fair contract by Easter?

Is job security with longer appointments important to you?
Is a reasonable workload and course load for full-time NTTs …

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We’ve Waited Too Long, The Time to Act Is Now

We’ve Waited Too Long, The Time to Act Is Now

We made more progress in  negotiations on Friday, February 2nd as we agreed to contract articles on evaluations and faculty duties and responsibilities.  Also, for the first time, the Loyola administration made a modest proposal for a cancellation fee to be paid to adjunct faculty if a course assignment is canceled at the last minute.

As we go forward, the negotiations will turn on five key issues:

Greater job and income security for adjuncts instead of semester to semester appointments
A more reasonable workload for full-time NTT …

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U. Senate Votes to Support Fair Contract for Union by End of this Semester

U. Senate Votes to Support Fair Contract for Union by End of this Semester

At the January 26th LUC University Senate meeting, several dozen NTT faculty, graduate and undergraduate students and Tenure Track allies showed up and spoke out on a proposal to encourage the administration to bargain in good faith and finalize a fair contract by the end of this Spring semester. Thanks to their passionate contributions, the resolution to support an expedient process toward a just contract for contingent faculty passed!

Senators Pamela Caughie (Professor, English) and Tisha Rajendra (Associate Professor, Theology) presented the proposal, which stated …

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