Graduate-Student Workers Make Gains in Unionization at Several Universities Moves Parallel Growth in Their Teaching, Research Roles. EDUCATION OR LABOR?
Reese Erlich,, The Christian Science Monitor
GRADUATE-STUDENT employees at several universities nationwide say they made important gains in organizing this spring, a sign of the growing clout of campus unions.
Analysts say the unions' accomplishments can be traced to students' economic hardship, a recent upsurge in student activism, and the changing nature of major United States universities. The latest gains are particularly important, activists say, because most universities categorically reject the right of graduate student employees to bargain collectively.
- On May 14 graduate-student teaching assistants (TAs) and research assistants (RAs) at the University of Massachusetts at Amherst won the right to …
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Publication information: Article title: Graduate-Student Workers Make Gains in Unionization at Several Universities Moves Parallel Growth in Their Teaching, Research Roles. EDUCATION OR LABOR?. Contributors: Reese Erlich, - Author. Newspaper title: The Christian Science Monitor. Publication date: June 18, 1990. Page number: 9. © 2009 The Christian Science Publishing Society. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
This material is protected by copyright and, with the exception of fair use, may not be further copied, distributed or transmitted in any form or by any means.