Posts Tagged ‘Adjuncts’

Faculty and staff demonstrated at a board of trustees meeting on Sept. 29 for a new contract. 
Photo courtesy by Pat Arnow

Professors hope for a contract amid negotiations

With New York City Mayor Bill de Blasio agreeing on new contracts with city unions, professors in CUNY wonder when they are able to work out an agreement. Since no progress was made under former Mayor Michael Bloomberg and his ...
by Brandon Jordan

Sociology Professor Sarah Hanks is one of the many adjuncts who has been affected by the delayed pay situation
Photo by Jorge Velez

CUNY adjuncts are not paid on time

More than 400 CUNY adjuncts did not receive a paycheck for their work in August and September due to a glitch in the CUNY payroll system. Many of the adjuncts were hired in August, shortly before the fall 2013 semester began. O...
by Jorge Velez


Letter to the Editor

Dear Editor: It is not particularly unusual for controversy to accompany CUNY’s engagement of a faculty member.  As an institution with diverse components and diverse constituencies, occasional contentiousness is to be e...
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Adjunct Prof. Kenneth Ryesky and Emanuel Avila, coordinator of Judicial Affairs at QC present at the Adjunct Colloquium at QC. Photo courtesy Center for Teaching and Learning.

Adjunct colloquium on plagiarism offers ideas for reform

BY FAHAD HASNAIN A Sept. 27 adjunct colloquium on academic integrity and plagiarism allowed adjuncts a platform to raise concerns about their work environment and how it affects their dealings with plagiarism. Queens College’...
by Fahad Hasnain


Adjuncts want more as negotiations continue

By Fahad Hasnain Upon renewal of the current adjunct health care plan effective Sept. 30, adjuncts in Queens College still have wide ranging opinions on working conditions and monetary compensation. One they all agree on thoug...
by Meher Mohsin




By Melanie Bencosme and Robert Rosengarten News Reporters Already modestly paid CUNY adjuncts may lose their health insurance coverage within a year because they are not considered “half-time” workers. Professional Staff Co...
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Exterminating Organized Labor 101

By Fred Magovern Columnist  In the United States today, there is a cancer called ‘unions.’ It has been eating away at the very fabric of this country for well over a hundred of years. Labor is a commodity. It has always be...
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