Oregon’s labor movement just grew by 2,500 new members.
OSU professors could join the union that represents fellow faculty at UO and PSU, and WOU.
The three-year deal covers about 800 workers and is the culmination of a joint campaign by AFT-Oregon and American Association of University Professors.
When it becomes official in about 3 weeks, PSU will have 800 new union members.
A memo from school administration orders managers to stay neutral.
Grad student employees are already unionized at UO and OSU.
Greater job security, and modest raises, will help stabilize faculty
AAUP says they’re ready to walk out to promote greater stability and defend faculty role in governance
Top issues are low pay, job insecurity, and lack of respect
Talks head into mediation with PSU proposing less-than-inflation raises
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