PSU Grad Students Seek Union; Penn State Graduate Students Who Teach and Do Research Wednesday Launched a Union Drive at University Park. [Derived Headline]

By Erdley, Debra | Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review, February 22, 2017 | Go to article overview

PSU Grad Students Seek Union; Penn State Graduate Students Who Teach and Do Research Wednesday Launched a Union Drive at University Park. [Derived Headline]


Erdley, Debra, Tribune-Review/Pittsburgh Tribune-Review


Penn State graduate students who teach and do research Wednesday launched a union drive at University Park.

Their petition seeking a union election among 3,724 graduate student assistants at the state-related research university comes two weeks after graduate students at Pitt went public with their effort to seek an election among some 3,000 graduate teaching and research assistants at the Oakland campus.

Graduate students at the two universities launched public efforts only after yearlong organizing efforts behind the scenes.

The graduate students at Penn State are organizing as the Coalition of Graduate Employees. They have been working with the Pennsylvania State Education Association, the umbrella organization that represents public school unions in Pennsylvania.

The Pitt students, who held a public rally to kick off their card drive Feb. 11, are organizing under the auspices of the United Steelworkers Union.

Ben Case, a spokesman for the organizing committee at Pitt, said graduate students at the two schools have been in touch in recent months.

"The more the great universities in Pennsylvania are unionized, the better it will be," Case said.

Organizers at University Park delivered letters to the Penn State administration Wednesday, asking that officials maintain neutrality as the group works toward a union election there.

"Sadly, the administration has misinformed Penn State graduate employees about their rights, and what unionizing means," said Doug Kulchar, co-president of the PSU Coalition of Graduate Employees. …

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