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University Of Rhode Island's Part-Time Faculty ‘Go Union,’ Vote To Become Members Of The American Federation Of State, County & Municipal Employees

Published Monday, April 19, 2021
by Linda Borg/The Providence Journal
University Of Rhode Island's Part-Time Faculty ‘Go Union,’ Vote To Become Members Of The American Federation Of State, County & Municipal Employees

(SOUTH KINGSTOWN, RHODE ISLAND) - The Part-Time Faculty at the University of Rhode Island (URI) has voted to join Rhode Island Council 94 of the American Federation of State, County & Municipal Employees (AFSCME).

The Adjunct Faculty, totaling 412 Members, voted overwhelmingly by secret ballot to join Council 94.

The Adjunct Faculty had previously belonged to the American Association of University Professors.

The Union Vote was held on April 14th.

Michael Downey, who serves as President of Council 94, said his Union represents more than 770 Classified/Non-Classified Employees at URI.

To Directly Access This Organizing Labor News Story, Go To: www.providencejournal.com/story/news/education/2021/04/15/uris-part-time-faculty-join-new-union-local-91/7236102002/?fbclid=IwAR1ZtBwWIb976SXbB3J_EkBne4ZTFFT7YsCN6e7lvdlaaaEMu8276o8tVvs

And For More, Go To: https://afscmeatwork.org/system/files/uriparttimefacultyjoinc94afscmepr.pdf

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