Coalition approach wins concessions limiting tuition increase
AFT Rutgers members of the Union of Rutgers Administrators staff local and the Rutgers AAUP/AFT faculty local coalesced with students and other campus unions to call on the Board of Governors to honor agreements executives breeched by cancelling negotiated raises and limiting tuition increase. The Board responded by cutting outgoing Rutgers President McCormick’s proposal for a tuition increase in half and promising to further examine the unions’ position.…
By Joshua Rosenau, Staff Writer
Monday, September 27, 2010 00:09
Students and faculty protested the University’s financial policies Friday on the steps of Brower Commons on the College Avenue campus before the annual address of University President Richard L. McCormick.
The rally served as a platform for speeches by leaders of the University’s labor unions and the Rutgers University Student Assembly.…Read more
Rutgers unions advance collaborative legal strategy in response to pay freeze
NEW BRUNSWICK… The state Public Employees Relations Commission (PERC) today approved a jointly submitted order to show cause for unions representing 10,000 Rutgers workers, forcing university management to defend its unilateral pay freeze. The unions are arguing for expedited arbitration, which would offer a speedy resolution for the breach of contract claim.…Read more