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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


Established in 2016, NUGW announced it had won the election to unionize on Jan. 12 last year.

Northwestern graduate workers reflect on progress, plan strike pledge one year after receiving formal recognition

January 15, 2024

Just over a year after the Northwestern University Graduate Workers received formal recognition from the University, union leaders are reflecting on what has — and hasn’t — changed. After years...

Three students paint a large yellow rock with the letters “NUGW.” A gray ledge in front of the rock is painted with “More Pay, More Say.”

NUGW union election takes place after years of grassroots organizing

January 10, 2023

Northwestern University Graduate Workers kicked off its union election Tuesday, the first of two days of voting in Evanston and Chicago. The election, moderated by the National Labor Relations Board,...

Protesters in yellow “NUGW” shirts, some carrying signs and banners, march past a stone building with ivy covering.

NU Graduate Workers marches across campus, issues deadline for union recognition

November 11, 2022

Northwestern University Graduate Workers marched across campus and delivered a letter to Provost Kathleen Hagerty on Thursday, calling on the University to voluntarily recognize the union. About 120...

A gray building reading “Scott Hall” with a green tree in front.

Faculty Senate discusses graduate unionization efforts, endorses OWF letter

November 10, 2022

Student Affairs Committee Chair and Feinberg Prof. Ana Maria Acosta updated senators on the Northwestern University Graduate Workers’ union drive at Wednesday’s Faculty Senate meeting. Acosta said...

Students, some in yellow shirts, gather in a meadow holding signs.

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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