Federal Agency Proposes Rule Against Graduate Student UnionsFederal Agency Proposes Rule Against Graduate Student Unions
Federal Agency Proposes Rule Against Graduate Student Unions
The National Labor Relations Board has gone back-and-forth on whether graduate students at private universities can form unions three times in the past 19 years.
Federal Agency Proposes Rule Against Graduate Student Unions
Federal Agency Proposes Rule Against Graduate Student Unions

The National Labor Relations Board has gone back-and-forth on whether graduate students at private universities can form unions three times in the past 19 years.

The National Labor Relations Board has gone back-and-forth on whether graduate students at private universities can form unions three times in the past 19 years.

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Labor Agency Revisits Whether Graduate Students Can Unionize
Labor Agency Revisits Whether Graduate Students Can Unionize
Shawna Williams | May 28, 2019
Observers expect that the National Labor Relations Board will reverse an Obama-era determination that graduate students are employees entitled to form unions.
Columbia University Postdocs Vote to Unionize
Columbia University Postdocs Vote to Unionize
Ashley Yeager | Oct 5, 2018
More than 2,000 individuals favor the bargaining unit—the first at a private university in the US.
Columbia University Graduate Students Go on Strike
Columbia University Graduate Students Go on Strike
Jim Daley | Apr 25, 2018
Administration officials contend that research and teaching assistants are students, not workers, and want to take the matter to federal court.
Harvard Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize
Harvard Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize
Jim Daley | Apr 23, 2018
The decision affects about 5,000 graduate students at the university who are eligible to join the union.
Graduate Student Unions Opt Out of Federal Recognition
Graduate Student Unions Opt Out of Federal Recognition
Abby Olena | Feb 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.