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Legal Objection to PTU Petition

This letter, sent in 1987 from the law offices of Guazzo, Perelson, Rushfield, and Guazzo, to the New York State Public Employment Relations Board (PERB), indicated the Professionals Staff Congress's (PSC) objections to the Part-Time Instructional and Research Staff Union (PTU) petition filed with PERB. The union's objection to  the petition was PTU's claim that they were calling for certification when in fact it was a decertification attempt. According to the letter, the petition also omitted a statement offering the reasons for decertification and misrepresented the number of employee signatures. The correspondence requested that the petition be dismissed due to improper filing.

The Part-Time Instructional and Research Staff Union (PTU) was a group of part-time faculty members from across CUNY who challenged the PSC for the right to represent adjuncts.

Source | The Tamiment Institute Library and Robert F. Wagner Labor Archives
Creator | Perelson, Stephen
Date Created | January 13, 1987
Item Type | Text (Correspondence)
Cite This document | Perelson, Stephen, “Legal Objection to PTU Petition,” CUNY Digital History Archive, accessed December 8, 2023,


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