UI President Bruce Harreld finally meets with non-tenure track faculty protesting working conditions

A basement room in a police station isn’t typically the setting for negotiations between equals, but that’s the location University of Iowa officials chose for their Wednesday morning meeting with members of Faculty Forward Iowa (FFI). FFI, an affiliate of the Service Employees International Union, represents members of UI’s non-tenure track faculty seeking better working […]

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‘We’re spread too thin’: UI non-tenure track faculty demand better working conditions

Despite freezing temperatures and threatening skies, approximately 60 people gathered on the University of Iowa’s Pentacrest on Wednesday afternoon to show support for members of the university’s non-tenure track faculty who are demanding better working conditions. Following a 20-minute rally, the crowd marched to UI President Bruce Harreld’s office to deliver a letter explaining their […]

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SEIU proposes new contract at UIHC

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) presented a proposal for a new contract to the University of Iowa Health Care (UIHC) that will be negotiated with the Iowa Board of Regents. After bargaining, the two-year contract will be voted on by over 3,000 SEIU members at UIHC, the largest union group in Iowa City. Jim […]

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