Rutgers Profs Want Equal Pay In Newark, Camden, New Brunswick

By Eric Kiefer, Patch

Last week, about 200 Rutgers faculty, staff and students marched at the university’s Newark campus, rallying for “pay equity” among the three locations.


Josephine Nagle, a staff member at Rutgers Law School, was at the Nov. 14 rally to call for a fair contract.

We have to send a message to Barchi and management to show they care and respect staff and professors,” Nagle said. “They drag out bargaining and they need to feel the pressure to realize that we are people, not just numbers.”


Union‐Made in America Thanksgiving

Before you put together your Thanksgiving dinner shopping list, check our list of union‐made in America food and other items that are essential to a traditional family Thanksgiving feast. Speaking of thanks, a big thank you to the Union Label and Service Trades Department (ULSTD), Union Plus and the Los Angeles County Federation of Labor’s resource site, Labor 411, for compiling their extensive catalogs of union‐made products.

Here are some of the best union‐made Thanksgiving eats and cookware from the Bakery, Confectionery, Tobacco Workers and Grain Millers (BCTGM); Machinists (IAM); United Food and Commercial Workers (UFCW); and United Steelworkers (USW).
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Rally for a Fair Contract on December 6

Plan to bring a crew to the Board of Governor’s meeting at Winants Hall on College Avenue on Thursday, December 6 from 12 noon‐2pm for a rally with our union and student allies.

If Rutgers has $200k for private jets for athletics recruiting — see article A look at why Rutgers’ Chris Ash and Steve Pikiell use private jets to recruit, and how much it costs — the sky is clearly the limit, and there’s money to be had. Let’s bring home a contract now!