News StatementFor immediate release — For more informationLocal President Bret Schulte Chancellor Joe Steinmetz of the University of Arkansas today, July 13, announced the phasing in of a Living Wage for U of A employees, sought for over two years by the union representing its faculty and staff. In 2018, the Local 965 launched … Continue reading “Union Thanks UA Chancellor for Initiating Living Wage for Campus Employees”
News Statement — For immediate release — For more information A point in the 10th and final section of the University of Arkansas chancellor’s “Focus on the Future” planning analysis recommends all employees have a living wage of $30,000 a year. This is earning strong praise from the school’s union. Professor Bret Schulte, president of … Continue reading “Chancellor Endorses Living Wage for All U of A Employees”
Area Media Cover Event Local 965 of the American Federation of State County and Municipal Employees launched its University of Arkansas Living Wage Campaign with a rally April 7, 2018. News reports included: Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette — “Union Rallies to Push for Raise for Workers, Assistants at UA” and Arkansas Democrat-Gazette Little Rock edition — “Union … Continue reading “Supporters Rally for U of A Living Wage Campaign”
Interested people can sign a petition for a minimum living wage to be set for University of Arkansas employees either by printing a PDF petition or open an online version of the petition to sign digitally at change.org.
Press Release FAYETTEVILLE, Arkansas — A union local is staging a rally to support increased wages for lower-tier employees of the University of Arkansas. Local 965 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees has announced a program for the U of A Living Wage Campaign for noon to 1 p.m., Saturday, April … Continue reading “U of A Living Wage Rally Lines Up Speakers”