Author: Helena Worthen
Helena Worthen is author of What Did You Learn at Work Today? Forbidden lessons of Labor Education, from Hardball Press. Originally a contingent activist with the California Federation of Teachers AFL/CIO, she has worked with unions in Pennsylvania, Illinois and California. 

Tenure is the Easy Target but the Wrong One

The attacks on tenure are really just part of an orchestrated attempt to lower labor standards by decreasing job security for workers across the board while weakening higher education.

Contingent Faculty Activism Pushes Legislation into Congressional Budget Reconciliation

The rising movement among contingent faculty has pushed bills onto CA Gov. Newsom’s desk and into the budget reconciliation process in Congress.