Rutgers thaws pay freeze for selected non-union employees

Nic Corbett/The Star-Ledger

NEW BRUNSWICK — Rutgers University is giving raises and holiday bonuses to less than one-fifth of its staff — those that don’t belong to a union.

University officials said they didn’t want non-union employees to be adversely affected by the unions’ negotiating strategy.

The decision upset Rutgers’ unions, some of whose members haven’t raises for about two years.…

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Rutgers One Delivers 6,000-Plus Petition Calling on University to Pay Frozen Wage

McCormick Public Statements Ring Hollow as Rutgers Workers Lag Behind Rest of State

NEWARK…Rutgers workers have gone the longest without a raise among state workers, despite President Richard McCormick’s public statements that he intends to pay long withheld raises, according to the Rutgers One faculty, staff, student and alumni coalition. “Rutgers management withheld negotiated raises in 2009, asked for and received an agreement from us to defer then withheld the deferred raises again last year,” said Lucye Millerand, President of the Union of Rutgers Administrators-American Federation of Teachers, which represents approximately 2,000 campus workers.…

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Rutgers faculty decry spending on athletics

The Record

The faculty union at Rutgers University is crying foul after a report this week that the school’s athletic department got $27 million in annual subsidies while pay for professors and staff was frozen and student fees were hiked.

Rutgers’ drive to build a big-time football program has soaked up considerable resources over the past decade.…

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Students, union rally for raises

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.…

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