The Daily Northwestern

Two unions debate in hopes of representing Northwestern graduate students

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 20, 2016

More than 100 people attended a debate hosted by the Northwestern Graduate Workers on Thursday between two unions — the Service Employees International Union and the American Federation of Teachers — vying to represent graduate...

Letter to the Editor: The American Federation of Teachers is the right choice for grads

October 5, 2016

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) issued a ruling that grants graduate teaching and research assistants at private universities the same collective bargaining rights as their peers in public institutions within...

Northwestern graduate students begin to seek union representation after NLRB decision

Julia Jacobs, Editor in Chief

September 28, 2016

Some graduate students at Northwestern have begun to organize in favor of unionization in the past month, holding what one called a “flurry of meetings” following the National Labor Relations Board’s decision in August li...