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Grad students demand election agreement

Grad students demand election agreement

April 22, 2018


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By Alyssa Lukpat, news staff Northeastern’s graduate students demanded the university administration accept their right to form a union at a rally in Krentzman Quad Tuesday. More than 100 students from the Graduate Employees of Northeastern University – United Auto Workers, or GENU-UAW, att...

[UPDATED] NU will not approve grad student union vote

[UPDATED] NU will not approve grad student union vote

March 14, 2018


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Northeastern will not negotiate a separate agreement for a graduate student union election process, according to a Feb 28 email from the office of the provost. Instead, the email from Vice Provost for Graduate Education Phil He told the students advocating to unionize to go through the National La...

Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

Op-ed: NU grad union is fighting back

March 12, 2018


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I am a graduate student employee in the College of Computer and Information Science. For the past year, I have been helping organize a union because we deserve to have a say in our working conditions. Though we are certainly students, we are also employed as instructors, graders, research assistants an...

New tax bill threatens graduate students

New tax bill threatens graduate students

December 6, 2017


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By Riley Robinson, news staff Alex Ahmed, a fourth-year Ph.D. student in personal health informatics, lives with three other people in an apartment in Jamaica Plain. Like other graduate students who work as teaching or research assistants, she receives a tuition waiver and lives off a stipend provid...

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

Graduate students continue to push for unionization

September 13, 2017


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By Glenn Billman, deputy news editor Graduate Employees of Northeastern University (GENU) hosted a panel Tuesday to discuss the effects of unionization on students in science, technology, engineering and mathematics as the group continues to attempt to create a union for graduate-level on-campus ...

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