Harvard grad students vote to unionize

Harvard grad students vote to unionize

Boston Globe By Katie Johnston GLOBE STAFF   APRIL 20, 2018   CRAIG F. WALKER/GLOBE STAFF/FILE   Harvard University graduate students have voted to join the United Auto Workers, part of a wave of teaching and research assistants on private college campuses embracing

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Georgetown University agrees to allow graduate students to vote on unionizing

Georgetown University agrees to allow graduate students to vote on unionizing

Washington Post Danielle Douglas-Gabriel April 2, 2018 Graduate students at Georgetown University will vote this spring on whether to join a union after students and school administrators reached a pact. (Jeffrey MacMillan) Georgetown University administrators on Monday agreed to let

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Unions Announce National Campaign to Aid Grad Workers

Unions Announce National Campaign to Aid Grad Workers

The Heights Anthony Rein March 15, 2018 Four unions began an “unprecedented” national campaign to aid graduate workers at private universities in attaining collective bargaining rights on Wednesday. Consisting of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT), United Automobile Workers (UAW)—of

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Grad Tax Scrapped in Final Tax Bill

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE December 20, 2017 Grad Tax Scrapped in Final Tax Bill Activism from thousands of UAW members helped end the measure Washington, DC – Today, Congress voted to approve a final tax plan. In contrast to the original

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NLRB Certifies Columbia Grad Assistant Union Election

Inside Higher Ed Colleen Flaherty December 19, 2017 The National Labor Relations Board certified the election results for Columbia University’s new graduate assistant union this month, despite the institution’s challenge to the validity of last year’s vote. Columbia argued that there were

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November 8th Rallies: Times and Locations

On November 8th – the one year anniversary of the election of Donald Trump – 13,000 grad workers will rally across the Northeast to protest the Academic 1%’s reliance on Trump Administration policies to delay and deny our right to

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Graduate Employees Union Wins Election, Gains Collective Bargaining Rights

Graduate Employees Union Wins Election, Gains Collective Bargaining Rights

The Heights September 13, 2017 Connor Murphy The Boston College Graduate Employees Union – United Auto Workers won its bid Wednesday night with the National Labor Relations Board to establish collective bargaining rights with the University. The final tally was

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NLRB Sets Union Election at Boston College for September 12-13

NLRB Sets Union Election at Boston College for September 12-13

We finally have some exciting news to share about our election! The National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) announced today that the election will take place on campus on Tuesday, September 12th and Wednesday, September 13th.  Eligible graduate employees* from the Carroll

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National Lawyers Guild Chapter Endorses BCGEU-UAW

National Lawyers Guild Chapter Endorses BCGEU-UAW

We’re excited to announce that the Boston College chapter of the National Lawyers Guild has endorsed BCGEU-UAW!  Since the 1930s, the National Lawyers Guild has worked to advance human and civil rights, and played a critical role in providing legal

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Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses BCGEU-UAW

Massachusetts Nurses Association Endorses BCGEU-UAW

The Massachusetts Nurses Association, the largest union for nurses in the state, has endorsed BCGEU-UAW and expressed their solidarity with graduate workers in the Connell School of Nursing and all other members of BCGEU-UAW. Read their letter bellow. – – –

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