The Daily Northwestern

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 20, 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...

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...

NLRB will hold hearing on contested ballots in non-tenure eligible faculty union vote at Northwestern

Kelli Nguyen, Development and Recruitment Editor

August 18, 2016

Filed under Administration, Campus, Faculty

The National Labor Relations Board will hold a hearing Tuesday to determine the validity of 71 ballots cast in the vote to form a non-tenure eligible faculty union at Northwestern. With the current accepted vote count at 223...

Non-tenure eligible faculty members at Northwestern file for union election

Tori Latham, Managing Editor

June 9, 2016

Filed under Campus, Faculty, Latest Stories

Northwestern faculty members filed for an election Thursday for the formation of a union representing non-tenure eligible faculty and alerted University officials to the union's formation, said a faculty member involved in the...