Topic: unionization

Graduate students gathered to ask the University to approve a pre-election agreement that would include master’s students in the unionizing process.

News, University News

Grad students rally for election vote

April 18, 2018 0 comments

Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and Brown Student Labor Alliance held a rally Wednesday afternoon on the Main Green, asking the University to approve a pre-election agreement that would lead to an election on unionization.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Graduate student unionization

February 4, 2018 0 comments

I write regarding the article of Feb. 2, 2018, “SUGSE fears University stalling talks on grad student unionization,” and to respond to and correct some of the points made in the article.

Hariette Hemmasi is one of the U. librarians involved in the negotiations, which revolve around issues of health care and promotional opportunities.

News, University News

U. librarians negotiating new contract

November 8, 2017 0 comments

Librarians in the United Service and Allied Workers of Rhode Island labor union are currently negotiating a new contract with the University.

News, University News

Admin. contests SUGSE’s influence on grad student benefits

April 11, 2017 0 comments

Graduate students feel that despite the University’s official stance, a current of discouragement toward unionization underlies its communication with them.

American Federation of Teachers approved by grad students as union affiliate

News, University News

American Federation of Teachers approved by grad students as union affiliate

March 22, 2017 0 comments

Graduate student voters selected the American Federation of Teachers as their union affiliate should unionization occur.

Columns, Opinions

Smith GS: Is graduate student unionization worthwhile?

January 30, 2017 0 comments

Last summer, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that graduate students at private colleges and universities in the U.S. have the right to unionize.