We had a 2-hour bargaining session on Friday morning, Jan. 27 concerning the counter proposal to our proposed Article 4 on “Fractional Appointments.”
At Friday’s bargaining session, negotiations focused on Article 5 (Grievance Procedure) and Article 11 (Professional Development Fund).
Rutgers Adjunct Union member Randy Pearlstein, who teaches in the New Brunswick Creative Writing program, wrote these notes on the “large open” session this past Monday. We invite members to be notetakers at future sessions.
Bargaining Update: Monday, 12/5, 4-6 pm; Small session. Articles discussed: 5, 11, 4.
Our union raised a number of key issues with management. We received very few direct responses.
“Another One of Management’s Mismanagement of Their Own Schedule”
Breaking News: We’ve reached an agreement on ground rules allowing us to resume bargaining, and it’s a victory for the unions!
In our August 1 session, we began with a response to management’s counters on Article 5 (“Grievance”) and Article 11 (“Professional Development”); the second half of the bargaining session was dedicated to our presentation on Article 6: “Job Security.”
The following was presented as an introduction to the July 18 bargaining session.
Takeaways from Wednesday’s Special Joint Bargaining Session Devoted to Our Merger
The following bargaining update was emailed out to members on June 16, 2022. We will continue to post bargaining updates to the website and email out the most important updates as we continue with contract negotiations.
A summary of bargaining proposals submitted to management on 6/13/2022 by Rutgers PTLFC.
A summary of bargaining proposals submitted to management by the Rutgers AAUP-AFT on May 17, 2022.
Rutgers adjunct faculty is proving its strength.
An open letter to Prabhas Moghe regarding the need for a pandemic bonus for all PTLs at Rutgers
The Rutgers Adjunct Faculty Union is part of a larger movement for labor justice in the U.S.
An organizer update from Anjali Madgula, Rutgers class of 2021
#RutgersAdjunctsSpeak Week of Action Recap by Hank Kalet
Report from the union on the State of the University Address