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 obligation to recognize a faculty union, and a university spokesperson has been clear that it has no intention of meeting with the group, because “We don’t have conversations with faculty affiliated with those ad hoc organizations.” [More below the fold] Read more