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Contingent faculty union vote cancelled
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Contingent faculty union vote cancelled

The push to organize contingent faculty at Macalester into a union has come to a halt, as the vote on unionization was cancelled a day before the election was scheduled to begin. The vote, to be conducted by mail-in ballot, was supposed to begin on Tuesday. On Monday afternoon, however, all contingent faculty received an…

Macalester opposed to adjunct faculty union [UPDATE]
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Macalester opposed to adjunct faculty union [UPDATE]

Unionization election will occur via mail ballot on June 3 A note to our readers: due to the volume of responses we have received to our recent news coverage, The Mac Weekly will be accepting and publishing letters and op-eds online until Tuesday, May 13. Please send submission to macweekly [at] macalester.edu Macalester College is…

Opinion

Let contingent faculty organize: A call for administration neutrality

This week Macalester’s contingent faculty announced their intent to form a union. This will allow them to have a collective voice in negotiating the terms of their employment. As students, we support the decision to organize a union and applaud their courage. Contingent faculty at Macalester are integral in making our experiences as students rich…