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How Do I Join?

New School teachers click here

NYU teachers click here

If you teach at both universities, join both units.

Who Can Join?

Each university's unit has its own membership criteria. A complete description can be found in the "Contracts" section of this website.

Briefly, at The New School, all part-time faculty must become and remain "members in good standing of the Union."

At NYU, anyone who teaches 40 contact hours in a year, or gives 75 hours of individual instruction per semester must either join the Union, or pay the agency fee equivalent of dues.

Benefits of Joining

Only members can:

• Vote (in elections, strike votes, and to ratify rules and contracts)

• Attend membership meetings

• Become officers

• Participate in governance of the local

• Receive pay from the UAW Strike Fund when striking

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