Report Back: Day of Action to Support Collective Bargaining

Thousands of union members at the rally Saturday, Feb. 24
Thousands of union members at the rally Saturday, Feb. 24. Photo: M. Brodsky

“The Janus case reminds us that we need to talk to our colleagues about the benefits of belonging to the union in a way we have never done before,” said Essex County College Adjunct Faculty Treasurer Mark Brodsky, who attended the National Day of Action to Support Collective Bargaining Rights in New York, Saturday, Feb.…

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Workers Striking Across Country in Face of Attack on Public Sector

AFTNJ President Donna M. Chiera said, “Being forced into a strike is always the last resort for workers—the dedicated school system in West Virginia and graduate workers at the University of Illinois—are no exceptions. I am an educator first and hate for any child to miss school, but the long-term benefits of having a better education system in West Virginia are worth the short time schools remain closed.…

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Bargaining for the Common Good Rally

American Federation of Teachers​ EVP Mary Cathryn Ricker​ and Rutgers AAUP-AFT​ Pres Deepa Kumar​ talk to students at Rutgers University​ about union principles and values with Rutgers United Students Against Sweatshops Local 109​ calling for a #FightFor15. Kick off to #ItsAboutFreedom Day of Action for Collective Bargaining AFL-CIO​ #1u #Unrigthesystem #solidarity…

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