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Oregon State University Faculty Win Majority Support for Union

June 11, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

The AAUP

June 6, 2018

Official Filing Sets Path for Collective Bargaining and a First Contract for 2,400 Faculty

For Release:
Wednesday, June 6, 2018

Contact:
Rachel Larris
202-594-3635
rlarris@aaup.org

CORVALLIS, Ore.—A decisive majority of faculty at Oregon State University have declared their support for unionization in an official petition filed today with the Oregon Employment Relations Board.

Under Oregon’s public sector labor law, union certification can be achieved when a petitioned-for bargaining unit is supported by a majority of signed authorization cards, a process known as “card check.” There are more than 2,400 faculty at OSU.

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