Tag Archives: American University

American University Adjunct Faculty Join SEIU

On February 16, 2012 the adjunct faculty at American University voted on whether the join the Service Employees International Union. SEIU is the fastest growing union in North America, and has been established for the past 90 years. Ballots at American University were counted to determine whether adjunct faculty will be represented by the Service […]

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Vol. 2, No. 1

The American University Labor & Employment Forum has published its second volume, issue 1. The full issue can be found here.

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Volume 3 Call for Articles

The Labor & Employment Law Forum is seeking articles for publication on the following topics: Employee Benefits, including:  The effects of ‘Don’t Ask Don’t Tell’ repeal;  The possible Defense of Marriage Act (“DOMA”) repeal;  The ramifications of the Patient Protection and Affordable Health Care Act Politicization of the labor movement, including: Occupy Wall Street; The […]

NLRB Election to be Held at American University for Adjunct Professors January 19 – February 16

The Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 500 filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in an attempt to secure unionization for part-time faculty employees at American University (AU) in Washington, DC, including eligible faculty of its law school and graduate schools.  On December 12, 2011, Provost Scott A. Bass of American […]