Tag Archives: Unions

UMN faculty union drive

Faculty at the University of Minnesota are filing to form a union!  It’s a group consisting of tenured, tenure-track, and contingent (adjunct) faculty, looking to join the SEIU education local.  This is the same union that organized Hamline adjuncts in … Continue reading

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Unions on campus

The organizing push at UMN continues (Minnesota Daily).  From MPR: By the end of the year, a group of faculty at the University of Minnesota hopes to get authorization to hold a union vote. … “It’s really about the loss … Continue reading

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Things I don’t really believe, even though I know they are true

Multi-ton hunks of metal and carbon can fly through the air via their own propulsive forces. Two people, conversing openly in public, can establish a code that is not breakable by someone overhearing the entire conversation. The University of Minnesota … Continue reading

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