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Higher Road for Higher Ed

To celebrate this historic win, and to discuss how to expand the movement, SEIU/Adjunct Action is hosting a one-day conference on Saturday, November 15, at the JFK Library and Museum in Dorchester — the very place adjunct faculty in Greater Boston first came together in April 2013. Panels and discussion breakouts throughout this interactive day of discussion will cover: Celebrating the Tufts 1st Contract and Expanding the Movement; Student Activism on Campus; and Art, Education and Organizing.


SEIU/Tufts Joint Statement on Tentative Contract

Tufts University and the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) have reached a tentative agreement on a three-year contract for part-time lecturers in Tufts’ School of Arts and Sciences.

Adjunct Action News

  • Boston University Adjunct Faculty Announce Union Election Filing

    Adjunct faculty at Boston University announced that they have filed for a union election to join SEIU Local 509 as part of the regional and national Adjunct Action campaign to raise standards in higher education. Boston University adjuncts are continuing to build support while taking an important step towards a vote to join colleagues at […]
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  • Boston Globe Article on Tufts Contract

    Check out a new article in the Boston Globe Tufts part-time professors to get better pay, job security “Most part-time professors at Tufts University will get a 22 percent pay raise over the next three years and improved job security under a new contract that could influence negotiations at other schools where adjunct faculty have […]
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  • Tufts University Part-time Lecturers Approve Landmark First Contract

    ***Learn more about the Tufts part-time lecturer contract at the 2014 Boston Symposium on November 15. RSVP here.*** Tufts University part-time faculty have overwhelmingly approved a landmark first union contract that covers roughly 200 part-time instructional faculty. The three-year agreement makes groundbreaking progress in job stability, includes a significant increase in per course pay and […]
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