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Non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern join Service Employees International Union following election

Ally Mauch, Reporter

May 30, 2017

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Part-time and full-time non-tenure track faculty at Northwestern have joined the Service Employees International Union, nearly one year after faculty members filed for a union election, according to a news release from the SEIU. The union election was held last summer, but due to legal complications, the final valid ballots were not counted until...

Two unions debate in hopes of representing Northwestern graduate students

Yvonne Kim, Assistant Campus Editor

October 19, 2016

Filed under Campus

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

Filed under Letters to Editor, Opinion

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

Filed under Administration, Campus

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...