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NYU Grad Employees Ratify Historic Contract

Photo coutesty of GSOC UAW Local 2110

New York University graduate employees—members of Graduate Student Organizing Committee UAW Local 2110—successfully capped a struggle that began at the turn of this century when they ratified a five year contract with the university. Lily Defriend, a Ph.D. candidate in the Anthropology Department said:

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NYU Graduate Employees Call for Fair Election, Not More Legal Action

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More than 1,100 graduate student employees at New York University (NYU) and NYU-Poly have signed and delivered a letter to the university’s administration urging the school to respect their choice to join a union.

The letter was delivered in anticipation of a decision by the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) that could reverse a 2004 decision by the then Bush-administration-controlled NLRB holding that graduate teaching and research assistants at private universities were not employees protected by federal labor law.

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NYU Teaching Assistants Move Closer to Union Recognition

Research and teaching assistants at New York University (NYU)  last week moved one step closer  to regaining their rights under federal law to form a union and bargain for improvements at work.

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