Two years of bargaining between the school and its unionized workers have yet to yield a contract.
Brooklyn Museum Workers Say They’re “Overworked and Underpaid”
“We’re not going away and we’re going to keep making ourselves visible,” the workers said while picketing a museum fundraising event for the second time.
Hispanic Society Staff Picket Board Chair’s Manhattan Home
The small group of around 20 employees went on strike on March 27 and has not been paid since.
RISD Students Strike En Masse in Solidarity With Custodians
Departments have deferred class time to supporting the strike as students urge the art school to bargain to fairly with workers seeking a livable wage.
Smithsonian Cafeteria Workers Call for Higher Wages
Some contracted cooks and other food service workers at the institution’s museums report taking two jobs to pay the bills.
Guggenheim Museum Union Rallies at VIP Opening
The museum’s commitment to diversity in exhibitions rings hollow to workers who say they are not receiving a fair wage.
NYC Hispanic Society Workers to Strike Indefinitely
One worker said the museum’s “skeletal” workforce bars the institution from functioning to its potential.
Temple University’s Striking Art Students Speak Out
Student workers are facing a deadline on tuition payments after the school halted health and tuition benefits in a widely criticized move.
After 16 Months, Whitney Workers Reach First Union Contract
The union secured wage increases and other benefits.
NYU’s Non-Tenured Faculty Rally for a Union
They make up half of NYU’s full-time professors, and they want living wages and academic freedom.
Minneapolis Museum Workers Say “No Money, No Monet”
Unionized staff at the Minneapolis Institute of Art took to the picket line last week to demand salary raises in the face of inflation.
Custodians at RISD Are Fed Up
Facilities workers picketed this week in the face of grueling negotiations for their first union contract.