October 23, 2017

Fighting On: Institutional Context

Even without legal status, by acting collectively as a union, graduate student workers won greater structural agency. And barely a year later, union struggles... Read More
October 23, 2017

Students AND Workers - Our Fight in a National Context

Since the 1960s, graduate workers have struggled for the right to unionize. But while those of us at public universities eventually won that right, those of us... Read More
October 23, 2015

Houses, Cars, and Massive Bonuses: The Perks of Being a University Executive

Over the past few weeks, we’ve talked quite a bit about the rising cost of tuition here at USC. We’ve also discussed how that money might not be going to... Read More
October 7, 2015

At USC, Our Administrator-to-Faculty Pay Ratio is a Major Problem

  Last week, the Daily Trojan highlighted a very real problem on campus – a sharp increase in high-paying administrative positions that has... Read More
September 16, 2015

Back to School: The Price We Pay in 4 Graphics

Fall semester is in full swing, and our campus is buzzing with activity. The first weeks of back on campus are always an exciting time for students and... Read More

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USC Forward is a coalition of students, faculty, alumni, and community fighting for a better USC.

SEIU 721 members in USC International Academy are among the thousands of faculty and graduate workers who have won major improvements by building unions on their campuses.

Now, wealthy special interests are trying to use the Supreme Court to rig the system against working people and make it harder for us to organize. But no court case will hold us back – we’re #UnionStrong and we’re fighting back!

#WeRise #FightOn

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