NJIT Adjunct Teachers Unionize In Newark, Criticize School’s ‘Uber Driver’ Approach

NJIT adjuncts say that the “Uber driver approach” to hiring is forcing them to “take on as many classes as possible in order to survive.”

By Eric Kiefer (Patch Staff)

NEWARK, NJ — More than 300 adjunct faculty professors at the New Jersey Institute of Technology (NJIT) have voted to form a union local at the Newark-based university, according to a recent news release from the American Federation of Teachers.…

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May 31: Advocacy Summit

053117 advocacy summitLearn how to advocate for your students and families.

Hyatt Regency, New Brunswick, 4:00-7:00 PM

$25 registration fee. Register at http://www.njtesol-njbe.org

Meet and greet Congressman Frank Pallone and State Assemblywoman Marlene Caride as they are honored as our Legislators of the Year. Listen to representatives from AFTNJ, UndocuJersey, Education Law Center, and PreK Our Way who will inspire us to advocate for students and families.…

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Scam Alert: No New Jersey Campaign For Bank Information

AFT nationally is fighting bills to take away payroll deduction in Texas, Missouri and Louisiana. This year we fought and thwarted threats to payroll deduction in Indiana, Florida, Pennsylvania, Minnesota, New Hampshire, Montana and North Dakota. Finally, we currently have members on bank draft dues collection in Arizona, Colorado, Michigan, Mississippi, Missouri, Texas and Wisconsin. The effort by the anti-union ideologues to defund our unions will no doubt continue and eliminating payroll education is one attack.…

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William Paterson Unions Vote ‘No-Confidence’ in President Waldron; Call for Change in Leadership

WAYNE…William Paterson University president Kathleen Waldron has earned a “trifecta of no confidence” votes, according to American Federation of Teachers Local 1796 president Susanna Tardi, a sociology professor. On Tuesday, May 16, the William Paterson AFT local, representing faculty, professional staff and librarians, and the William Paterson CWA local, representing administrative and clerical personnel, joined the Faculty Senate which voted “no confidence” in the President’s ability to move the university forward May 4.…

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