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  • Come to December 6 BOG Action

    Come to December 6 BOG Action

    We have been working without a contract since July 1, 2022. We are doing more, but our pay doesn’t go as far as even a year ago. We offer serious, important proposals when we bargain. Management’s response? NO, or even worse, no response.  It is time the Board of Governors hear our frustration. Gather with staff, […]

  • Tell the BOG: Bargain A Fair Contract

    Tell the BOG: Bargain A Fair Contract

    URA members have been working for 161 days without a contract as of Dec. 6. Despite this, our members have continued to provide invaluable services to this institution, ensuring that our students are admitted, housed, fed, counseled, and guided towards graduation. Management has continued this pattern of surface bargaining even as we, like other workers […]

  • November Bargaining Update

    November Bargaining Update

    Our communications committee has created this easy one page document so you know what we are fighting for in our successor contract. In order to achieve a strong contract, we must all step in to fight for it together.   Download >>

  • Newark Solidarity and Holiday Party Nov. 30 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Newark Solidarity and Holiday Party Nov. 30 2:00 to 4:00 p.m.

    Newark members are gathering for merriest holiday cheer on Wednesday, November 30 from 2:00 to 4:00 p.m. at McGovern’s. Look for your Evite or register here.

  • RSVP for URA training AND Holiday Party on December 12

    December 12 is going to be a busy day! Learn, build our union and come together as friends.  RSVP for all events >> When you commit to attend either of these trainings, we will provide release time so you don’t have to use your own paid time off. Provide your supervisor’s name and email on […]