Addressing Hidden Labor

March 04, 2019 / Jennifer Kerns

April 17, 2019 - {1-3pm}

Do you find yourself performing mentorship, helping students cope with academic and personal challenges and barriers to learning, and working to teach students basic skills outside of course content? And/or do you see one or two members of your department tasked in these ways?

Do you find yourself  or a few of your colleagues serving as de facto mentor to students who identify as/ are first generation, women, LGBTQ, or racial minority?

Do you find yourself  or a your colleagues tasked with dealing with equity issues as they relate to students and courses within your department?

Do you find yourself answering “yes” to all or most of the above? Or, have you noticed your colleague(s) experiencing the above?

Please attend the “Addressing Hidden Labor?: Recognize, Retain, and Reward Women, LGBTQ, and People of Color at PSU” event on Wednesday, April 17, 1-3pm at SMSU 294. The event is coordinated by your AAUP union representatives and Caucus members representing women, LGBTQ, and people of color. The event will comprise a panel of experts who will speak to directed questions relating to the issue of hidden labor, how our contract can address potential inequities on this topic, and will be followed by an open Q&A and discussion. Lunch will be served. Please RSVP.

There is much to learn, identify, and recognize. The event is geared toward helping you contribute to the collective bargaining discussion commencing later in the spring and fall of 2019.

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