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Contract Ratification

Below is the text from the emailed announcement that proposed contract with CUNY has been ratified by PSC members: ************************************************************************ Colleagues: I’m proud to announce that the 25,000 faculty and professional staff represented by PSC will receive long-overdue raises because an overwhelming 94 percent majority of PSC members voted to ratify the new PSC-CUNY contract. […]

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Greetings, HEOs!

Andrea Ades Vásquez is the Managing Director of the Graduate Center’s New Media Lab, as well as Associate Director of the American Social History Project/Center for Media and Learning. She is the HEO chapter chair; this is her letter to HEOs on the contract. You can see our Proposed Contract Discussion page for more. ************************************************************************ […]

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Why I’m Voting Yes

Lizzie Eisenberg is a PhD student in Political Science and Guest Lecturer in Urban Studies at the Murphy Institute for Worker Education and Labor Studies. See our Proposed Contract Discussion page for more on this subject. ************************************************************************ This contract has shortcomings. I have been a graduate student for 6 years. I have been a Graduate Assistant B, a […]

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Why I’m Voting “No” on the Contract

Jeremy Sawyer, Chapter Executive Committee member and delegate for the PSC Delegate Assembly, shares his perspective on why he’s voting no. This piece is being reposted with the permission of the author after having originally been published here. You can see more analysis and information on our Proposed Contract Discussion page. ************************************************************************ As a member of […]

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Yes, and….

Luke Elliott-Negri, Chapter President and Graduate Assistant in Sociology, offers his individual take on the vote (earlier he was one of seven Graduate Assistants whose analysis can be found here). You can find all of the pieces we have on the contract so far here. ************************************************************************ After 6 years without a contract for CUNY graduate-student […]

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Email to Grad Assistants

Yesterday an email went out to Graduate Assistants (GAs) linking to the analysis written by seven Graduate Center GAs. You can find the text of that email below. ************************************************************************ Dear PSC Graduate Assistant, At the Delegate Assembly on June 22nd, the PSC executive committee proposed the Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) for the tentative contract agreed […]

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Proposed Contract: From the Perspective of Seven Graduate Assistants

Our first perspective on the proposed PSC/CUNY contract comes from a group of seven Graduate Assistants: Luke Elliott-Negri, Tahir Butt, Jeremy Sawyer, Marc Kagan, Chloe Asselin, Anh Tran, and Travis Sweatte. Full-time faculty and HEO pieces will be out in the days to come. If you want to weigh in with your own view see our Proposed Contract Discussion page for more […]

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Proposed Contract Documents and Upcoming Voting

Today President Bowen sent members an email with information about voting on the proposed contract with CUNY. The Executive Council and Delegate Assembly have had their chance to vote, and now it’s our turn as members! Instructions on voting will be sent out on July 7th (we will give more information regarding how to vote […]