Duke faculty vote yes!

Duke faculty vote yes!

In a landmark victory for non-tenured faculty across the country, Duke non-regular-rank faculty have voted overwhelmingly to join SEIU. On Friday, March 18, votes from the all-mail ballot election were counted at the Winston-Salem office of the National Labor Relations Board—yielding a resounding 174-29 tally in favor of a union.

Our victory marks the first faculty union election at a private university in the South in decades. The effort started last year when we formed Duke Teaching First to bring awareness about contingent faculty working conditions on campus. Now, we join over …

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We have our election dates!

We have our election dates!

We are pleased to announce the dates for our union election with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB). In this upcoming union election, the eligible participants are non-regular rank faculty teaching this semester in the Trinity School of Arts and Sciences, the Center for Documentary Studies, and the Graduate School.

The NLRB will send mail-in ballots to your home address on March 3rd and will count them at their offices in Winston-Salem on March 18th. To commit to vote yes, and to ensure that the …

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