Graduate Students

Union Battle Causes Rifts Among Faculty and Graduate Students at U. of Michigan

Jennifer Dibbern (center), who lost her job as a research assistant at the U. of Michigan last year, is part of a fight for collective-bargaining rights that is dividing the campus.
March 01, 2012

A resurgence of union activism among graduate students at the University of Michigan at Ann Arbor is dividing the flagship campus.

The new push to classify research assistants as public employees entitled to collective-bargaining rights is coming to…

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