On Valentine’s Day morning, the receiving area of the Syracuse University Bookstore in the lower level of the Schine Student Center was bustling. Fruit baskets lined one shelf. Other shelves held large bags called the Valentine’s Snack Attack—filled with cookies,…
SU part-time faculty approve three-year union contract
Syracuse University part-time faculty members on Friday approved a three-year collective bargaining agreement between the University and Adjuncts United, a labor union affiliated with the New York State United Teachers Union (AU/NYSUT).
Voting for the more than 400 members of the bargaining unit occurred by mail, with the ballots tabulated Friday.
The new agreement covers an additional three-year term, running through May 31, 2014. The parties have been negotiating since late March for a successor to the three-year agreement that expired May 31. The tentative agreement was reached on Aug. 18.