Once the union selects a bargaining committee, graduate workers will vote on a slate of priorities for negotiations with BC.
“The Boston College chapter of the American Association of University Professors endorses the unionization efforts of BC Graduate Employees Union-United Auto Workers.”
“We further urge the administration to adopt a principled position of neutrality toward the electoral process and to respect the BC graduate workers’ right to decide for themselves whether or not unionization is appropriate and beneficial.”
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.
Northwestern football players celebrated a big legal victory when the National Labor Relations Board ruled that they are employees of the university. This ruling will have a big impact on the future of college football.