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Rutgers Unions Suspend Strike After Big Gains

The weeklong Rutgers strike is pausing Monday after unions, the university and New Jersey’s governor announced “framework” deals including large raises. Chicago State and Eastern Illinois also suspend strikes.

Rutgers Faculty Declares a Strike

Rutgers University faculty declared a strike Sunday night and are expected to appear on picket lines today. The strike was...
Rutgers University community members holding signs and striking.

Rutgers Walkout Means 6 Faculty Strikes

Rutgers University’s first faculty strike in its 257-year history, combined with workers at yet another Illinois university walking out, grows the current strike wave. 

Eastern Illinois U Faculty, Advisers Begin Strike

Faculty members and academic support professionals began striking Thursday at another public Illinois university, after fellow faculty walked out at...
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Historic Faculty Pay Increase Still Beaten by Inflation

Continued inflation consumed even the largest average salary increase in more than 30 years, the AAUP reports.

Syracuse Grad Workers Unionize

Syracuse University graduate student workers have successfully unionized. Syracuse Graduate Employees United, affiliated with the Service Employees International Union, said...
Demonstrators walk on a sidewalk next to a parking lot holding green signs that say "On Strike For a Fair Contract"

A Strike Begins at Chicago State

Faculty members and academic support professionals began striking Monday, the first of what may be several new walkouts at multiple universities in the coming days.

Michigan Grad Workers Strike

University of Michigan requests injunction to stop the strike by graduate student workers, who are asking for a 60 percent raise in minimum salaries and improvements in benefits for transgender, international and parenting members.