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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...

Graduate student workers rally for union recognition

Graduate student workers rally for union recognition

Hannah Bernstein

November 8, 2017


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More than 50 students gathered in the West Village Quad Wednesday to rally after union organizers announced that a majority of graduate student workers signed cards declaring support for unionization. The Graduate Employees of Northeastern University are attempting to form a union with United Aut...

Op-ed: Then They Came for Me: Why I’m Standing Now With the Graduate Student Union

Op-ed: Then They Came for Me: Why I’m Standing Now With the Graduate Student Union

September 14, 2017


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  In the last year, I have been either a project manager or research assistant for five projects on campus. With my graduate stipend, I have a steady income and health insurance. With my extra research positions, I can pay for groceries and my own dental care. I might have $10,120.85 in credit...

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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