AAUP statement on the LIU Brooklyn Lockout...

Sep 6, 2016 by

Thank you to our colleagues at the American Association of University Professors for their statement on our behalf. September 6, 2016 Statement on LIU Brooklyn Lockout Over the Labor Day weekend, the administration of Long Island University (LIU) announced an unprecedented lockout of all 400 members of its Brooklyn campus faculty union (the Long Island University Faculty Federation) in the midst of ongoing contract negotiations and in the absence of a strike, apparently in order to coerce faculty members into accepting the administration’s last offer. As of September 3, LIU Brooklyn faculty members were deprived, not only of their professional duties, but of their salaries, benefits, and access to their university e-mail accounts. The American Association of University Professors deplores this action and supports the right of the LIU Brooklyn faculty to collectively bargain...

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