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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
Jim Daley | Apr 23, 2018
The decision affects about 5,000 graduate students at the university who are eligible to join the union.
President of SUNY’s College of Environmental Science and Forestry Resigns
Kerry Grens | Mar 22, 2018
Quentin Wheeler’s firing of department chairs earlier this year didn’t sit well with university faculty members.
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.
University of Chicago Graduate Students Vote to Unionize
Abby Olena | Oct 27, 2017
The university’s administration tried unsuccessfully to stop the vote.
Calif RAs to Get Union Rights?
Bob Grant | Aug 27, 2012
The California legislature takes steps to broaden the ability of graduate students to unionize by extending collective bargaining rights to research assistants.
Michigan Gov’t Denies Grad Unions
Edyta Zielinska | Mar 5, 2012
University of Michigan graduate research assistants continue their protest as the bill that would prevent their collective bargaining rights passes the State House and Senate.
A Graduate Student Union?
Tia Ghose | Dec 14, 2011
Michigan’s employment commission is exploring whether graduate students at state schools have the right to unionize.