It's a dark day for proponents of the University of Minnesota's campaign to unionize graduate student workers. After a long and arduous push, students voted against forming a union last week, according to the college's Office of Human Resources. In total, 2,999 votes were cast across the Twin Citie ... More >>
This week, for the fourth time since 1990, graduate student workers at the University of Minnesota are voting on whether to unionize. If a majority of voters support the unionization proposal, the U of M's graduate students will organize under the umbrella of United Auto Workers. Graduate student ... More >>
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