Contract Gains by Other Academic Unions
The following are examples of the types of gains that are possible with a strong union contract.
Barnard Contingent Faculty (BCF-UAW Local 2110)
- Barnard contingent faculty negotiated a 16% first-year raise, regular annual raises, increases in per-course pay, compensation for advising and independent studies, retirement contributions, and bonuses. The minimum salary for full-time non-tenure track faculty will be $82,000 by 2024.
- Barnard contingent faculty won longer contracts and separation pay for longer-serving adjuncts who are not rehired.
- Barnard contingent faculty negotiated for and won a Scholarship Fund for their children’s college tuition.
NYU Adjunct Faculty (ACT-UAW Local 7902)
- NYU adjunct faculty negotiated a 34% first-year raise and compensation for administrative work.
- NYU adjunct faculty gained access to healthcare, retirement, professional development, commuter support, work life support, and more.
Rutgers NTT Faculty
- Rutgers non-tenure-track faculty won longer contracts and reappointment protections similar to tenure.
- Rutgers non-tenure-track faculty won $600,000 for a Common Good Community Fund.
- You can read more about what non-tenure track and tenured faculty at Rutgers have won here.
- CUNY Professional Staff Congress won a certificate of continuous employment that provides protections similar to tenure. You can read more about what rights and protections they have established through collective bargaining here.
Boston University NTT Faculty
A Selection of Full Contracts from UAW Academic Unions
New York University Adjunct Faculty
UAW Local 7902
Columbia Postdoctoral Researchers
Barnard Contingent Faculty
UAW Local 2110
Mount Sinai Postdoctoral Researchers
New York University Graduate Employees
GSOC – UAW Local 2110
Before and after winning collective bargaining:
The following are examples of the types of gains that are possible with a strong union contract vs. without a union.