February 20, 2017 by Mark H. Anbinder in 14850 Today Ithaca College’s Contingent Faculty Union and the Tompkins County Workers Center joined forces to set up a protest at the entrance to the Ithaca College campus this morning, and organizers say about 100 were on hand showing support for IC’s contingent faculty. “It went fabulously […]
ACTION ALERT: Frustration Mounting, IC Contingent Faculty Authorize Strike / Community Support Needed Urgently
[Photo: Sam Fuller/ The Ithacan] Ithaca College (IC) contingent faculty voted in overwhelming numbers (88% approving) this week to authorize their union, the IC Contingent Faculty Union/Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 200United Bargaining Committee, to call for any action up to a strike. The vote shows how frustrated contingent faculty are after 18 months […]
Occupational Safety & Health: Identifying & Controlling Hazards in the Workplace @ Workers’ Center: Tuesday, February 28th @ 6 p.m.
The Tompkins County Workers’ Center invites you to participate in a free workshop “Occupational Safety and Health: Identifying and Controlling Hazards in the Workplace”. This is a SAFETY AND HEALTH workshop that allows you to know and understand your rights in the workplace under federal law. You will also learn to identify and Control potential […]
Please consider taking this important Call to Action from the Ithaca College Contingent Faculty Union: Workers across the U.S. are under attack. More and more are forced to work without job security, benefits, and adequate pay, while a tiny elite reaps enormous rewards from our labor. This is true in the political and corporate sector […]
Employers in New York State should be aware of new minimum compensation limits for workers in the state. An increase to minimum wage for hourly employees eligible for overtime in NY has received fairly widespread attention; it rose at of the beginning of the new year to $9.70/hour in Upstate New York. Fewer people are […]