ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- Adjunct faculty at St. Louis Community College have voted to join the Service Employees International Union Local 1. Voting over the weekend was tallied Sunday night with 188 votes for and 15 against unionization.
Among the issues raised by these faculty members are the low wages, lack of benefits, and unpredictable scheduling.
Adjuncts at Washington University also recently voted to join the SEIU. A proposal at Webster University was voted down.