Press Release: LIU President Cline Locks Out LIU Brooklyn Faculty...

Aug 31, 2016 by

For immediate release. Contact Deborah Mutnick, 718-478-9429, dmutnick1@verizon.net; or Ralph Engelman, 718-757-9294,ralph.engelman@gmail.com LIU BROOKLYN FACULTY LOCKED OUT ON EVE OF NO CONFIDENCE VOTE AGAINST PRESIDENT KIMBERLY L. CLINE —Brooklyn, NY, September 1, 2016.  Long Island University informed the LIU Faculty Federation (LIUFF) that it plans to lock out faculty at midnight on Friday, September 2, on the eve of a no confidence vote in President Kimberly L Cline. The faculty contract expired on August 31. Picketing to protest the lockout and use of replacement workers will take place on Flatbush and DeKalb Avenues at 10 a.m., Wednesday, September 7, the first day of classes. The LIU Faculty Federation/NYSUT/AFT represents fulltime and adjunct faculty. The lockout is the culmination of a series of actions taken by the administration over the summer that include advertising for replacement...

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LIUFF Bargaining Update: Lockout...

Aug 31, 2016 by

Dear LIUFF Member, The Administration has taken an unprecedented act of aggression and hostility against our faculty and students by preemptively locking the faculty out of coming to work effective Friday September 2nd at midnight. To be locked out means  we are barred from coming to campus after 12 a.m. on 9/2/16. This action was taken against us while we continue to negotiate in good faith. We are now making plans to hold our scheduled membership meeting at an alternate site off campus at 12 noon on Tuesday 9/6/16 as planned. Most likely we will be graciously accommodated by a local Fort Greene Church. This will be confirmed,tomorrow, Thursday, 9/1/16. The Administration took this action despite our request for a mediator, a request to which they did not respond. Please note that a lockout...

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Membership meeting: Tuesday, 9/6/16, HS 119, 12-3pm...

Aug 29, 2016 by

Dear Faculty, An LIUFF membership meeting is scheduled for Tuesday, 9/6/16, in the Health Science Auditorium, Room 119 from 12 pm to 3 pm to discuss the proposed contract. We have allotted three hours for presentation and discussion in order to ensure that there is ample opportunity for discussion and questions. Voting will commence no later than 3 pm. If discussions are concluded earlier, voting may occur before 3 pm, but will not occur before 2 pm. We look forward to seeing you. Please help us continue to keep in touch with you by submitting your contact information to our member database: https://gcpu.wufoo.com/forms/liuff-membership-update/ In solidarity, Jessica Rosenberg, President Ralph Engelman, Vice President Mohammed Ghriga, Treasurer Emily Drabinski, Secretary Melissa Antinori, Grievance Chair Sara Campbell, Executive Committee May Dobal, Executive Committee Chuck Guarria, Executive Committee...

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