CBA Negotiations 2022-2023

Below you will find information (open letters, bargaining bulletins, etc.) about our fight for a fair union contract, running from our first bargaining sessions in March 2022 through our strike campaign in Dec. 2022 – Jan. 2023.


Fordham tenured/tenure-track step up to support our fight for a fair contract

Our working conditions are all our students’ learning conditions. That’s why Fordham tenured and tenure-track faculty stepped up within their departments to write letters and gather signatures in support of FFU’s fight for a fair contract. FFU faculty are not alone – we are what makes Fordham run! Read the letters of support below:

Department of African and African American Studies (1/12/23)

Theatre Program (1/7/23)

Dept. of Art History and Music (12/20/22)

Dept. of Communication and Media Studies (12/20/22)

Dept. of Psychology (12/15/22)

Dept. of Natural Sciences (12/8/22)

Dept. of Theology (12/5/22)

Dept. of Biology (11/30/22)

Graduate School of Religion and Religious Education (11/22/22)

Dept. of Sociology-Anthropology (11/16/22)

Dept. of Philosophy (11/11/22)

Dept. of English (10/20/22)

Dept. of Modern Languages and Literatures (10/3/22)


New York Political Leaders Call on Pres. Tetlow to Negotiate a Fair Union Contract

Calls for Fordham President Tetlow to do the right thing for FFU faculty, our students, and the Fordham community came in from our New York elected officials. Read their expressions of support below.

Letter from US Representative Jamaal Bowman (12/8/22)

Letter from NYS Assembly Member Linda Rosenthal & U.S. Representative Jerrold Nadler (12/8/22)

Letter from Chairwoman, Westchester Board of Legislators, Catherine Borgia (12/8/22)

Letter from Westchester County Executive George Latimer (12/8/22)

Letter from NY State Senator Shelley Mayer (12/7/22)

Letter from Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine (12/7/22)

Letter from US Congressman Ritchie Torres (12/6/22)


Bargaining bulletins: CBA negotiations 2022

Sept. 22 & 29, 2022: Bargaining Bulletin #10 (here)

Aug. 3-4: Bargaining Bulletin #9 (here)

July 19-20: Bargaining Bulletin #8 (here)

July 13-14: Bargaining Bulletin #7 (here)

June 29: Bargaining Bulletin #6 (here)

June 9-10, 14-15: Bargaining Bulletin #5 (here)

May 24-25: Bargaining Bulletin #4 (here)

May 4-5: Bargaining Bulletin #3 (here)

April 12-13: Bargaining Bulletin #2 (here)

March 25: Bargaining Bulletin #1 (here)

FFU Open Letter to the Fordham Community (Aug. 16, 2022)

On August 16, we sent our “FFU Open Letter to the Fordham Community” to Fordham President Tetlow and Provost Jacobs. Signed by 300+ FFU members, and 100+ advocates from the Fordham community and beyond, the letter is a massive show of support and an important step in our ongoing public-facing campaign to leverage our strength in numbers to win a fairer and more equitable CBA for all FFU faculty. Below you will find the letter as well as our accompanying email to President Tetlow and Provost Jacobs.

FFU Executive Committee email to Fordham President Tetlow and Provost Jacobs

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