Georgetown adjunct professors vote to unionize

This past weekend, Georgetown’s adjunct professors voted in favor of forming a union with the local branch of Service Employees International Union, SEIU Local 500. The election was conducted by the National Labor Relations Board. 311 of the… Read More

Adjunct professors set to vote on unionization

The Service Employees International Union of the D.C. metro area filed for an election to the National Labor Relations Board in an ongoing effort to form a union of adjunct professors on the hilltop. This motion marks significant… Read More

SEIU Local 500 seeks to unionize adjuncts at Georgetown

This semester, Service Employees International Union commenced a unionization campaign with Georgetown’s adjunct professors. Last Friday, Provost Robert Groves sent an email to faculty at Georgetown acknowledging the possibility of unionized adjunct professors and encouraging faculty to report any… Read More

GPPI research fellow denies rumors of a federal investigation

Andy Stern, the one-time leader of the Service Employees International Union and current research fellow in the Georgetown Public Policy Institute, is allegedly the subject of an F.B.I. and Labor Department investigation, according to the Washington Post. Stern… Read More

Former SEIU President named as Georgetown research fellow

Beginning August 1, the Georgetown Public Policy Institute (GPPI) will have a new senior research fellow—former Service Employees International Union (SEIU) head Andy Stern. Stern, who resigned from SEIU last April, plans to focus on social policy issues… Read More