AAUP’s ACADEME Blog recaps Oct. 19 Berkeley bargaining and protest

Our staunch ally Hank Reichman stood with us at Berkeley as we protested at Noon on Oct. 19th.  He was one of the speakers on the steps of the Doe Library, reading comments posted on our Academic Freedom petition, surrounded by librarians with their mouths symbolically taped shut.  He then marched with us to the … Continue reading AAUP’s ACADEME Blog recaps Oct. 19 Berkeley bargaining and protest

California Teacher magazine: Librarians are determined to win a better contract

California Teacher magazine, a publication of our "parent" union California Federation of Teachers (CFT), has published a profile of our bargaining campaign.  It features unit members Laurel McPhee, Marty Brennan and Maggie Hughes, talking about three (of many) issues/aspects of this campaign.

Professional Development Funding: It’s Not Compensation, It’s an Investment in Our Libraries’ Futures

UC librarians are expected to be active and represent UC in academic professional associations. It’s part of what we’re evaluated on, it enhances UC’s reputation, and keeps our skill sets current for the benefit of our institution.  Academic librarians organize and participate in conferences, workshops, and trainings to enhance UC’s image nationally and internationally, and … Continue reading Professional Development Funding: It’s Not Compensation, It’s an Investment in Our Libraries’ Futures