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July 23, 2014 at 4:45 PM

Antioch adjuncts vote to unionize

Adjunct and contingent faculty at Antioch University, a private nonprofit college in Seattle, have voted to form a union. The vote was 85 to 14 to join Service Employees International Union Local 925. It was not contested by the college, and the results of the all mail-in ballot were announced Wednesday. Union votes at two other Western…

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June 4, 2014 at 12:22 PM

Seattle University ballots impounded in union election

As expected, the National Labor Relations Board has impounded ballots in an election at Seattle University that may decide whether the school’s nontenured faculty can form a union. The university has appealed the election to the National Labor Relations Board in Washington, D.C., arguing  it should be exempt from NLRB jurisdiction because it is a religiously operated…

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April 23, 2014 at 3:43 PM

Labor board: Seattle University adjuncts can vote to unionize

The National Labor Relations Board has cleared the way for Seattle University adjuncts and contingent faculty members to vote to form a union — although the decision is likely to be appealed. Some adjuncts are seeking to form a union because of pay inequity and benefits issues. About half of Seattle University’s 700 faculty members are…

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February 20, 2014 at 2:27 PM

Seattle University adjuncts formally petition to form a union

Adjunct faculty members at Seattle University filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board Thursday to form a union with Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 925. Adjuncts — faculty members who are not permanent employees on the tenure track — say they do much of the teaching at the university, but don’t make nearly…

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January 23, 2014 at 3:39 PM

Charges filed in attack on Seattle U. student

A man and juvenile boy have been charged with first-degree robbery in connection with the stabbing of  a Seattle University student last week. Brandon Pamon and the 16-year-old boy, along with a 16-year-old girl, were arrested Jan. 15  after they followed a 23-year-old Seattle University student and then attacked him, pushed him to the ground, then stabbed him,…

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Comments | More in The Blotter | Topics: assault, attempted robbery, King County Prosecuting Attorney's Office

January 16, 2014 at 5:10 PM

Bail set at $1 million for suspect in Seattle U. stabbing

First court appearances were held this afternoon for a man and a teenage boy who were arrested in connection with the stabbing of  a Seattle University student early Wednesday morning. Bail for the 23-year-old man was set at $1 million by a King County District Court judge who found cause to hold him in custody…

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January 15, 2014 at 10:24 AM

Seattle University student stabbed, robbed on campus

Update at 1:49 p.m. | The Seattle University student who was stabbed early Wednesday noticed he was being followed as he walked back to campus, where he lives in student housing, said Tim Marron, the university’s executive director of public safety and transportation. The student was still in the hospital as of Wednesday afternoon, he said. The…

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October 2, 2013 at 4:22 PM

Seattle U. law school gets grant to improve public-defender system

An indigent-defense project at Seattle University School of Law and the Sixth Amendment Center in Boston will share a $450,000 grant from the Department of Justice (DOJ) to work on solutions to failings in the public-defense system nationwide. The two-year grant is part of Attorney General Eric Holder’s focus on addressing systemic problems in local and state-run…

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July 5, 2013 at 3:36 PM

Man with weapons cache had map pinpointing UW, Seattle U.

The 21-year-old Nevada man arrested after being pulled over in a stolen pickup at the University of Washington yesterday had a map that pinpointed the UW, South Seattle Community College and Seattle University, King County prosecutors alleged in court this afternoon. The man, Justin Jasper, was ordered held on $2 million as a result of the…

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March 7, 2013 at 1:35 PM

Frightened students kept cool in incident at Seattle University, professor says

The 38-year-old man who walked into Seattle University’s Sullivan Hall Wednesday and disrupted a torts class caused Madeline Kass, a visiting law professor, to quickly reach for a button on her podium Wednesday to call campus security. But while Kass was shaken by the incident, it seemed to frighten her students more deeply, she said —…

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