March 10, 1995
Yale Teaching Assistants Threaten to Strike
Teaching assistants at Yale University have put administrators on notice: Schedule a union election by March 31 or face a one-week strike in April.
Odds are the students will strike.
For five years, the Graduate Employees and Students Organization has been asking Yale to recognize it as an employee union. Administrators didn't budge after a three-day strike in 1992. But the graduate-student union hopes a five- day walkout may be more persuasive.
Its members voted 385 to