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Topic: Graduate student union

Graduate Labor Organization ratified its first contract with the University and appointed its first executive board last year.

News, University News

Graduate students raise concerns over union transparency, communication

January 12, 2021 1 comment

When Igor Cerasa GS joined the Graduate Labor Organization, a student employee union that advocates for graduate workers’ needs and protections, he was optimistic.

Graduate Labor Organization elects first executive board

University News

Graduate Labor Organization elects first executive board

November 18, 2020 0 comments

The Graduate Labor Organization, Brown’s graduate student union, announced the election of its first 14-member executive board Nov. 8.

Paxson P’19: The value of shared governance

Op-eds, Opinions

Paxson P’19: The value of shared governance

November 11, 2018 Comments are Disabled

In the coming days, graduate student teaching and research assistants at Brown will vote on whether or not to unionize. This is an incredibly important decision.

Letter: University should respect potential vote to unionize regardless of federal policy

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: University should respect potential vote to unionize regardless of federal policy

October 23, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Over the past few years, graduate students at the University, like graduate students at many other universities, have been organizing to form a union.

An election on graduate student unionization will be held within 15 business days of the filing. SUGSE and AFT believe a majority of eligible graduate students will support unionization.

News, University News

SUGSE, AFT to file election petition

October 14, 2018 Comments are Disabled

Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees and the American Federation of Teachers notified the University of their intention to file an election petition for graduate student unionization, according to an Oct. 11 AFT press release.

Graduate students move toward unionization election

News, University News

Graduate students move toward unionization election

September 11, 2018 Comments are Disabled

After reaching a pre-election agreement with Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees over the summer, the University has been working with the student group to carry out the terms of the agreement.

Letters to the Editor, Opinions

Letter: Graduate student unionization

February 4, 2018 Comments are Disabled

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.

SUGSE fears University stalling talks on grad student unionization

News, University News

SUGSE fears University stalling talks on grad student unionization

February 2, 2018 1 comment

The University and graduate students have not yet been able to reach a decision on union pre-elections, according to Stand Up for Graduate Student Employees.

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 Comments are Disabled

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

Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

Metro, News

Graduate student unionization affiliation vote closes

March 22, 2017 Comments are Disabled

Today, the debate over graduate student unionization at the University starts a new chapter.