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A HITCHHIKERS GUIDE TO THE PSC WEB
Picture to right:  Alpine Highway, Mt. Timpanagos, Utah. American Environmental Photographs Collection, [AEP Image Number, e.g., AEP-MIN73], Department of Special Collections, University of Chicago Library.  

As you navigate the pathways and links of the PSC Web, you may need a guide.  The following are some of the key intersections where you can start your journey.  Click the automobile icon next to each section to thumb a ride. 

 



the web  
psc-cuny.org

ABOUT US/CONTACT US.  Essential CONTACT information: address; phone; fax; email.  A brief MISSION statement.

BENEFITS AND SERVICES. A listing of GENERAL BENEFITS (a variety of insurance policies, buying plans, travel & vacation discounts, etc.) provided by the PSC, the AFT, NYSUT, the PSC Credit Union and the PSC-CUNY Welfare Fund.  .

CALENDAR.  GENERAL: A listing of (non-PSC) general academic and labor events of interest to the CUNY community.   PSC-CUNY:  A listing of the meetings of the PSC Executive Council, Delegate Assembly and Chapter Chairs; events and committee meetings sponsored by the central union .  PSC-CHAPTERS:  A listing organized by college or unit of chapter meetings and events.

CHAPTERS.  Links to a chapter directory, chapter websites and chapter newsletter.

COMMITTEES.  A listing of all the working committees of the PSC with links.

CLARION. Links to the present and back issues of CLARION.  

CONTRACT.  Full information on the CONTRACT including the new salary scales.  Updates on contract demands and current NEGOTIATIONS.

DOCUMENT/ DATA ARCHIVE.  Links to documents are organized into these categories: PSC CONTRACT/ CONSTITUTION/ BYLAWS/ AGREEMENTS – CUNY BUDGET – PSC POSITIONS AND RELATED DOCUMENTS – PSC OFFICIAL NOTICES – COMMITTEES – TESTIMONY OF PSC OFFICERS AND MEMBERS – MASTER PLAN/SCHMIDT REPORT – OPEN ADMISSIONS – OTHER

  GRIEVANCES/KNOW YOUR RIGHTS. A listing of PSC CENTRAL GRIEVANCE OFFICERS AND STAFF.  A listing of CHAPTER GRIEVANCE COUNSELLORS.  Links to important ARTICLES AND PRIMERS about grievance procedures and your rights.  The 1996-2000 CONTRACT and salary scales. 

HEALTH & SAFETY.  Contact information for PSC-CUNY HEALTH AND SAFETY OFFICERS.  The  health and safety ONLINE COMPLAINT FORMSRECENT ISSUES.  Important health and safety LINKS.

LINKSOver 150 academic, labor, government and research links are listed under the following categories:  PSCCUNY AFFILIATES & RELATED UNION ORGANIZATIONS - CUNY LINKS - LABOR DIRECTORIES AND INFORMATION - HIGHER EDUCATION COUNCILS AND ASSOCIATIONS - HIGHER EDUCATION NEWSPAPERS AND MAGAZINES - GOVERNMENT (LABOR) - GOVERNMENT (EDUCATION) - GOVERNMENT (GENERAL - STATE AND CITY) - GOVERNMENT (GENERAL - FEDERAL) - RESEARCH INSTITUTES: WORK, LABOR AND INCOME - LABOR AND GLOBALIZATION - RESEARCHING CORPORATIONS - PART_TIME LABOR - COLLECTIVE BARGAINING - ARBITRATION - WAGES – BENEFITS - COST OF LIVING - HEALTH AND SAFETY - USEFUL STATISTICS.

MEMBERSHIP/ DUES INFORMATION.  How to JOIN THE PSCA listing and description of all MEMBERSHIP CATEGORIES including the DUES AND FEES structure.

PART-TIMERS/ ADJUNCTS.  A description of RIGHTS AND BENEFITS broken down by the following categories: adjuncts, continuing education teachers, CUNY language immersion program (CLIP) teachers and graduate assistants and fellowsA breakdown of adjunct AGENCY FEE AND DUES.   New SALARY SCALES.  Minutes of COMMITTEE FOR PART-TIME INSTRUCTIONAL STAFF, a standing committee of the PSC Delegate Assembly.  USEFUL LINKS CONTRACT ENFORCEMENT NEWS AND UPDATES.

PENSIONS.  A primer on HOW TO CHOOSE A PENSION together with USEFUL LINKS, NEWS & UPDATES and special sections on ADJUNCT BENEFITS and TIAA FOR CUNY

Photo galleries of events and rallies featuring rank and file union members.

POLITICAL/ LEGISLATION.   A gateway to legislative news, campaigns and updates and ACT NOW, our new website feature which enables you to to send in a less than a minute faxes and emails to legislators and public officials on vital issues affecting teaching and learning at CUNY.

PSC NEWS.   News, union campaigns, analysis and more.

  RETIREES.  A calendar of retiree chapter meetings and speakers, an archive of chapter newsletters, a chapter directory and other items of interest to retirees. 

SALARIES.  Salary tables for all CUNY faculty and professional staff.

WHO’S WHO IN THE PSC. A listing and contact information for PSC-CUNY OFFICERS and PROFESSIONAL STAFF and for CHAPTER CHAIRS. How to contact the PSC WEBMASTER.