U of Chicago Graduate Student Union Withdraws NLRB Request

February 21, 2018 / Sabrina Balderama

Academe Blog
By John K. Wilson
February 14, 2018

Today, the University of Chicago Graduate Students United announced that they are withdrawing their request to have the NLRB recognize the overwhelming vote last October to form an AFT/IFT/AAUP-affiliated union.  This is not the end of the union movement, but a tactical move to prevent the Trump Administration from overturning precedents recognizing graduate student rights.

Now, the battle continues to demand that the University of Chicago Administration stop violating the rights of its students and give them the freedom to choose to join a union.

Read the full article including the announcement from Graduate Students united at the Academe blog website here.

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