An appellate court has ruled that UIC faculty cannot form a bargaining unit that includes both tenure/tenure track faculty and contingent/adjunct faculty. To read the UIC United Faculty’s report and response go to: http://uicunitedfaculty.org/ Their site also contains a link to the text of the decision. For the News-Gazette version, go to:
2 thoughts on “Court overturns UIC union success”
Inside Higher Ed also reports on the ruling: http://www.insidehighered.com/news/2012/03/23/appeals-court-rejects-faculty-union-u-illinois-chicago
The headline is a bit misleading. Our colleagues at UIC will still have a union, it will just have to negotiate two separate contracts.
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