Bargaining for the Common Good

This year we have an unprecedented opportunity to unite with our classified staff, SEIU 925 union members, and include some priorities and substantive issues for faculty in bargaining the next SEIU 925 contract with the university.

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April 20 National School Walkout

What: #NationalSchoolWalkout in protest of political inaction on mass gun violence

When: Friday, April 20 at 12pm

Where: Suzzallo Steps on Seattle Campus

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Support and Solidarity to Striking University and College Union Members in UK

On behalf of our faculty union, we offer our solidarity to the UK university worker members of the University and College Union (UCU) who are currently on strike to protect their right to a fair pension and fair pay.

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September Newsletter

Check out the UW Faculty Forward September Newsletter by clicking here!

Organizing Love as a Political Practice

UW Faculty Forward Steering Committee member, Jim Liner, authored this inspiring and relevant piece, "Organizing Love As A Political Practice: Strategies For Labor and Antifacism."

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Protecting Faculty Rights

Faculty and Students United


On Inauguration Day, UW Faculty Forward joined students and staff for rallies and teach-ins at UW Tacoma and UW Seattle. 

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Our chapter is launched!


On Saturday, Nov. 19, UW Faculty Forward held our founding Membership Convention at UW-Tacoma. 

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A joint statement on the U.S. Presidential Election

The University of Washington chapter of the American Association of University Professors (AAUP) and UW Faculty Forward (SEIU affiliate union) issued a joint statement this week on the U.S. Presidential Election. 

Please read it here to learn more about our shared principles, and our action statements in response.

Why are non-tenured faculty forming unions?

University of Washington lecturer Larry Cushnie explains what it's like to be an adjunct professor, and how the corporatization of higher ed is affecting the quality of education.

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