‘We Are Human Resources, Not Human Sacrifices,’ Triton Workers Tell Board At Tense Meeting

Wednesday, August 28, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews

Featured image: Triton College employees during a board meeting on Aug. 27. | Michael Romain

On Aug. 27, a few hundred mid-managers and full-time classified employees packed the small second-floor conference room on the campus of Triton College, where a Board of Trustees meeting was in session, to demand a 4 percent pay raise.

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Triton College Employees Threatening To Strike

Monday, August 26, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews  || Updated: 8/27/19

Clerical, technical and professional employees along with mid-managers in various departments at Triton College, 2000 Fifth Ave. in River Grove, are threatening to strike if administrators don’t grant them a 4-percent pay raise.

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Triton Administrator’s Hiring ‘Concerning,’ Says Faculty Union

Saturday, January 26, 2019 || By Michael Romain || @maywoodnews || Updated: 7:30 p.m.

Featured image: A Jan. 22 regular meeting of the Triton Board of Trustees, which voted to appoint a new high-level administrator, bypassing a search process.

The recent appointment of a new high-level administrator at Triton College has drawn the ire of the college’s faculty union and sparked a debate about the institution’s commitment to diversifying its administrative ranks and tackling chronic issues like low graduation rates among students of color.

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