GW faculty start a non-union union, GW admin. says: talk to the hand

As reported in the GW Hatchet, George Washington University’s student newspaper, faculty at GW have initiated a Faculty Association to look out for their interests beyond what the current Faculty Senate there is able or willing to do.  Not surprisingly, GW’s response: talk to the hand. By law, GW as a private institution has no […]

Lies, lies, and more lies: Northwestern U. works to crush athlete unionization vote

Some fairly strong reporting out of the New York Times on Northwestern University’s campaign against their football players trying to unionize.  Apparently, Northwestern is leaving no stone unturned, and administrators and others have used age-old threats, most or all of them specious.  The reason seems clear: this isn’t about what little the athletes will gain. […]