Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern


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A year after going public, library workers reflect on union organizing, bargaining proces

October 21, 2022

After more than two years of organizing — first in secret, then publicly — Northwestern University Library Workers Union is officially in the bargaining process. A year ago, the Northwestern University...

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NUGW kicks off card-signing campaign, announces affiliation with United Electric Workers

October 7, 2022

After six years of grassroots organizing and building community support, Northwestern University Graduate Workers launched its formal union drive at a Thursday rally. The organization announced that...

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Union organizers debate ‘Workers Rights Amendment’ as November vote draws near

June 16, 2022

With the Illinois Right to Collective Bargaining Measure appearing on the midterm ballot this November, workers have potential for a major win. Designated “Amendment 1,” the legislation would establish...

In Focus: As workers across the country tackle pandemic-related obstacles, Northwestern’s labor force continues to clash with the University over unionization efforts

In Focus: As workers across the country tackle pandemic-related obstacles, Northwestern’s labor force continues to clash with the University over unionization efforts

February 25, 2022

About 50 people marched from The Rock to the Provost’s Office on Oct. 12, 2021 as Northwestern’s library workers prepared to deliver a list of demands to administrators. Community members, including...

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Northwestern library workers vote to unionize

December 7, 2021

Northwestern library workers voted to unionize Friday after reporting they faced workload increases from furloughs, pandemic-related challenges and pay issues. Seventy workers voted for the union and...

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