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October 25, 2019 – Last week, after two years of organizing, the faculty of the University of New Mexico made another attempt to form a union for collective bargaining.  This time, the vote was overwhelmingly in favor of unionization. Gene Grant and The Line opinion panel examine the decision by UNM regular and adjunct faculty to unionize and look at a resurgence of organized labor in the news.

Line Panelists:
Martha Burk, political psychologist and women’s issues expert
Sophie Martin, attorney
Cathryn McGill, NM Black Leadership Council
Diane Snyder, former state senator

For Further Reading:

University of New Mexico faculty votes to unionizeSanta Fe New Mexico

UNM faculty union wins in landslideAlbuquerque Journal

Full-Time And Temporary UNM Faculty UnionizeKUNM

Faculty union wins both electionsDaily Lobo