U of A Living Wage Rally Lines Up Speakers

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”

Rally for Living Wage Campaign Set

Mark the date: noon, Saturday, April 7, 2018, Fayetteville Downtown Square Local 965 of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees is holding a rally noon-1 p.m. Saturday, April 7, on the plaza outside Fayetteville Town Center — map/directions — for the U of A Living Wage Campaign. It will feature several top speakers. … Continue reading “Rally for Living Wage Campaign Set”

English TAs Feel Pandemic Pressure

An online petition drive was begun Tuesday, Dec. 15, to challenge the monetary incentivizing of graduate teaching assistants to conduct in-person classes in English composition this spring semester. The message notes the vulnerability of the part-time instructors during the Covid-19 pandemic. [Update: The Northwest Arkansas Democrat-Gazette on Dec. 17 gives further details in “UA’s Pandemic … Continue reading “English TAs Feel Pandemic Pressure”