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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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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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Northwestern University Graduate Workers reports survey results on graduate students’ needs

June 16, 2022

About 9% of Northwestern’s graduate workers reported they are satisfied with stipends, working conditions, harassment protections, health insurance and benefits, according to a survey presented at Thursday’s...

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Organizing during the pandemic: Activist groups on campus fight for changes, spotlight institutional problems

April 3, 2022

Two years ago, despite soaring COVID-19 positivity rates, protests broke out nationwide after police killed George Floyd. At Northwestern that fall — on an otherwise mostly empty campus — community...

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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NUGW and GLAC continue to push for rights and benefits

January 19, 2022

While Northwestern graduate programs often come with health benefits, some programs leave student workers without dental or vision coverage, and many are left without retirement benefits. Emergency medical...

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