More and more graduate students seek to unionize

Dec 21, 2021
The pandemic has highlighted existing challenges for grad student workers and created new ones.
This year has seen a surge in unionization efforts, increasingly on college campuses — including at MIT, Columbia University and the University of New Mexico.
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Are graduate students also employees?

Sep 20, 2019
A proposed rule by the National Labor Relation Board says no, although those students often do perform core university functions.
Yale students walk through the New Haven, Connecticut, campus in 2018.
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Graduate students win recognition as employees

Aug 24, 2016
A National Labor Relations Board ruling could trigger a wave of unionization.
Graduate Students at Yale University thank the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) for making collective bargaining rights and unionization legal.
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