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OHSU lifts objection to letting grad students organize

January 03, 2019 / Phil Lesch

OHSU lifts objection to letting grad students organize

OHSU Lifts Objections, Letting Grad Students Unionize

By: Lynne Terry

OHSU grad students protest in December.jpg

OHSU grad students rallied in December for the right to unionize./Courtesy of Oregon AFSCME

Oregon Health & Science University graduate students are about to become unionized.

Last month, the university dropped its objections to a bid by the students to form a bargaining unit, paving the way for negotiations between the university the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, AFSCME.

“We consider it a big victory to not have to go through a court case,” said Ross Grami, communications director for Oregon AFSCME.

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