The change would officially leave graduate worker unions such as the Boston College Graduate Employees Union without any legal recourse.
The Boston College Graduate Employees Union released a video from Massachusetts Senator and Democratic presidential candidate Elizabeth Warren endorsing its fight for recognition.
The Boston City Council Committee on Jobs, Wages, and Workforce Development questioned graduate students from Boston College, Northeastern University, Boston University, and Harvard University.
Boston City Council unanimously passed a resolution on Wednesday in support of the Boston College Graduate Employees Union.
Graduate student employees in the theology department and the School of Theology and Ministry will not be eligible to participate in the election.
The graduate students were able to acquire signed authorization cards from at least 30 percent of BC’s eligible graduate employees, allowing them to file for an election with the NLRB.