Graduate Students

Yale Graduate Students’ ‘Microunit’ Unionization Strategy Could Have Nationwide Implications

Arnold Gold, New Haven Register

Yale U. graduate assistants marched last year in New Haven, Conn., for secure pay. The grad students are pursuing a new labor strategy: organizing in departmental "microunits" instead of forming a campuswide union.
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A quarter-century-long fight for a graduate-assistant union at Yale University has taken a new twist that could make it easier for unions to gain a foothold on campuses.

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