Pitt Faculty Town Hall Discussion - October 24, 2018

A record of the Pitt Faculty open public discussion of how a union would affect faculty at The University of Pittsburgh. Panel participants: Ruth Mostern (moderator), Associate Professor - History Tyler Bickford, Associate Professor - English Jennifer Lee, Senior Lecturer - Writing Program Carl Redwood, Adjunct Faculty - School of Social Work Mrinalini Rajogopalan, Associate Professor - History of Art and Architecture Marian Jarlenski, Assistant Professor - Health Policy and Management

Pitt Faculty are Organizing to Form a Union!

After more than two years of hard work, faculty at the University of Pittsburgh are moving their campaign to form a union with the USW's Academic Workers Association to the next phase by beginning to collect union cards. Some 4,000 full and part-time faculty are organizing because they want a voice in how the university is run, ensuring the core mission—teaching and research—doesn't takes a back seat to other priorities. Comment below with your words of solidarity to wish them luck!