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CDC Director Takes a $165,300 Pay Cut

By Diana Kwon | May 9, 2018

Robert Redfield’s record-setting salary was nearly double that of his predecessors.

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The decision affects about 5,000 graduate students at the university who are eligible to join the union.

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Graduate Student Unions Opt Out of Federal Recognition

By Abby Olena | February 22, 2018

Student workers seek voluntary recognition of their unions by university administrators out of concern that political appointees may deny their unions legal status.

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image: Opinion: Taxable Tuition = Trouble for Graduate Students

Opinion: Taxable Tuition = Trouble for Graduate Students

By Michael T. Parker and Patricia M. Lawston | November 30, 2017

Our calculations find troubling increases in taxes if a US House–led tax plan succeeds, but tuition waivers, as the Senate bill has proposed, could actually reduce students’ tax burdens.

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image: Salary Survey: By the Numbers

Salary Survey: By the Numbers

By Aggie Mika | November 1, 2017

An overview of this year's results in graphical form

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image: 2017 Life Science Salary Survey

2017 Life Science Salary Survey

By Aggie Mika | November 1, 2017

Industry professionals make more than academic researchers, but for professors, it may not be about the money.

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The university’s administration tried unsuccessfully to stop the vote.

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image: Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report

Big Gender Gaps in Salk Institute Faculty: Report

By Kerry Grens | August 23, 2017

Authored by Salk PIs, the study claims women attract more federal funding, yet have smaller labs and receive less support from the institute.

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image: US Postdocs Grapple with Salary Changes

US Postdocs Grapple with Salary Changes

By Karen Zusi | December 16, 2016

Postdocs nationwide were set to have an increased minimum salary or become eligible for overtime pay until a court injunction halted new Department of Labor regulations.

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image: 2016 Salary Survey: By the Numbers

2016 Salary Survey: By the Numbers

By The Scientist Staff | November 1, 2016

This year's life sciences salary survey turned up some interesting trends in the U.S. and around the world.

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