Rutgers-Newark Professors Protest Pay Differences Across All 3 Campuses

Rebecca Panico

NEWARK, NJ – It’s a tale of three cities in the eyes of a labor union at Rutgers University.

The Rutgers AAUP-AFT says certain full-time tenure-track faculty who teach at the Camden and Newark campuses are paid less than their counterparts in New Brunswick. The union held a rally today on the Newark campus to protest the differences in pay and called for wage increases across at all three locations.

“The administration says we’re one university when it suits them,” said Robert Snyder, the Newark AAUP-AFT chapter president. He added that all of Rutgers becomes “three universities” to the administration only when it’s convenient.

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