A thousand contingent faculty at NYU, who have long worked without union contract protections, have struck an agreement with the university to hold union elections. We talked to faculty about the organizing drive and what they hope to get out of a contract.
Jacob Remes is a contract faculty member at New York University who organizes with Contract Faculty United–UAW.
One thousand faculty at New York University currently work full time without the protections of either tenure or a union contract. They’re trying to change that by unionizing. Jacobin talked to one of the faculty members about the union drive.