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April 11, 2005

Yale Workers May Strike (Yet Again)

Yale graduate student workers have shrugged off the NLRB's ruling that they are not protected by labor law and continue to organize, threatening a strike if the university does not improve conditions.

As this article details, even without legal recognition, collective organizing by grad students has improved conditions on campus.

Yale University has pledged to improve labor relations with the rest of its workforce, but if it wants to end its reputation as one of the most strike-prone institutions in the country, law or no law, it will have to sign a union contract to with the grad student workers.

Posted by Nathan at April 11, 2005 06:47 AM