• Honoring graduate unionization has become a matter of democratic principle - Columbia Daily Spectator Editorial

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Democracy Now  3,000 Columbia Graduate Workers Go on Strike After Failed Union Negotiations

Bloomberg Columbia University Graduate Workers Strike After NLRB Reversal

New York Post – Graduate student workers at Columbia University go on strike

WPIX11 Millions in donations pour into NYC mayoral race

Politico – New York Playbook

Inside Higher Ed Green Light for Student Employee Unions

Chronicle of Higher Education – A Labor Sympathizer, Now on the Management Side, Calls for ‘Mutual Realism’

Law360 Organizing Boom Likely After NLRB Drops Student Union Rule

Chief Leader Preparing to Strike For A More-Equitable Columbia

Chief Leader – Graduate-Student Workers At Columbia Threaten To Strike

WSWS – Columbia University graduate workers begin strike for better working and living conditions

Diverse – Columbia University Grad Students and Student Workers Go on Strike

FilmDaily – Is NYC’s Columbia University racist? See the bizarre graduation schedule

Spec – A letter from your TA on the upcoming strike

Spec – Columbia graduate students picket on the first day of strike

Spec – After two years of unsuccessful negotiations, student-workers are officially on strike

Spec – Strike deadline looms over bargaining discussions, days before GWC student workers walk out

Spec – In focus: Columbia graduate students picket on the first day of strike

Harvard Crimson – Harvard Grad Union Supports Columbia Grad Student Strike Over Contract 

Report Door – Columbia University grad student workers go on strike

The Jewish Voice Columbia U Student Workers Strike After Negotiations with Admin Fail

Diverse Issues in higher education –  Columbia University Grad Students and Student Workers Go on Strike

Columbia Daily Spectator – Union to pursue “relentless disruption” instead of further legal action [August 1, 2018]

Fox News – Brown University, graduate students set terms for union vote [June 21, 2018]

Science – The push for graduate student unions signals a deep structural shift in academia [June 6, 2018]

Master Studies – Everything You Need To Know About Graduate Student Unions [May 30, 2018]

The Chronicle of Higher Education – Two Movements Converge: #MeToo and Graduate-Student Unionization [May 18, 2018]

Coolloud兼任助理是勞工! [May 5, 2018]

Tropics of MetaThe Bad Ivy: Columbia and the Long Struggle for Graduate Student Employee Rights [May 5, 2018]

Dissent MagazineBelabored Podcast #150: Lessons Learned on the Picket Line [May 4, 2018]

Manhattan TimesStop stalling, say student strikers [May 2, 2018]

NY1Cynthia Nixon pickets with Columbia University graduate students trying to form a union [May 1, 2018]

ABC7Gubernatorial candidate Cynthia Nixon campaigns in the city [May 1, 2018]

The New RepublicColumbia’s War On Labor [May 1, 2018]

Politics/LettersReports from the Picket Line: A Rousing Day for Solidarity at Columbia [May 1, 2018]

GothamistColumbia Graduate Student Workers Strike Has National Implications [April 30, 2018]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Graduate student strike ends on schedule, union organizers threaten more disruption next year [April 30, 2018]

AM.NYCynthia Nixon grilled over tax returns during visit to Columbia University protest [April 30, 2018]

College Media NetworkColumbia University Grad Students Strike For A Better Bargain [April 30, 2018]

Liberation NewsColumbia U graduate workers strike gets wide support [April 30, 2018]

Politics/LettersReports from the Picket Line: Columbia Graduate Workers Hold the Line [April 28, 2018]

Politics/LettersReports from the Picket Line: Widespread Support for Columbia Graduate workers [April 28, 2018]

TruthoutGraduate Workers Strike at Columbia, 50 Years After ’68 Occupation [April 27, 2018]

Dissent Magazine – Op-ed: A Strike Against Trumpism at Columbia [April 26, 2018]

Democracy NowColumbia University Graduate Students Strike to Demand Right to Unionize [April 25, 2018]

Inside the Higher EdColumbia Grad Assistants Go on Strike [April 25, 2018]

The Village VoiceColumbia Grad Student Strike Could Hinge on Trump Ruling [April 25, 2018]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Picket lines and canceled classes mark beginning of graduate student strike [April 25, 2018]

Columbia Daily SpectatorThe first day of the graduate student union strike [April 25, 2018]

The Eye – Five Demonstrators on Why They Joined the Picket Line [April 25, 2018]

The ScientistColumbia University Graduate Students Go on Strike [April 25, 2018]

University NewsColumbia Students Strike Over University’s Contract Negotiation Refusal [April 25, 2018]

Politics/LettersReports from the Picket Line: Columbia Graduate Workers on Strike [April 25, 2018]

Columbia Daily Spectator – 1968 to Now: Closer relationships lead to more cohesive protesting for graduate and undergraduate students [April 25, 2018]

The Scientist – Columbia University Graduate Students Go on Strike [April 25, 2018]

Socialist Worker – A strike against Ivy League arrogance [April 25, 2018]

The New York TimesColumbia Graduate Students Walk Out Over Union Fight [April 24, 2018]

Associated Press/U.S. News and World Report – Columbia Teaching Assistants Strike, Seek Union Contract [April 24, 2018]

The Washington Post – Columbia graduate students strike over university’s refusal to negotiate a contract [April 24, 2018]

New York Daily News – Columbia University graduate students go on strike over union fight [April 24, 2018]

NYCity Lens – Columbia Graduate Students Walk Out in a Protest Over Unionization [April 24, 2018]

Think Progress – Columbia grad students go on strike to protest university’s efforts to block unionization [April 24, 2018]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Live Coverage: Graduate student union begins strike [April 24, 2018]

Splinter – Columbia Graduate Students Go on Strike During Finals Season [April 24, 2018]

Mic – Columbia University grad students go on strike after university refuses to negotiate [April 24, 2018]

World Socialist Website – Columbia University graduate students set to strike in New York City [April 24, 2018]

Mic – Graduate students might be the next group striking for their rights [April 23, 2018]

Socialist WorkerA strike against Ivy League arrogance [April 25, 2018]

Labor NotesColumbia Grad Workers Set to Strike, As Admin Refuses to Bargain [April 23, 2018]

Socialist WorkerColumbia grad workers will decide on a strike [March 29, 2018]

The College Hill IndependentThe Hand That Feeds You [March 2, 2018]

Detroit Free Press – UAW moves beyond auto industry to colleges, expands by nearly 70K members [February 19, 2018]

Medium – Opinion: Why Women Graduate Workers at Columbia Are Organizing for a Strike [February 15, 2018]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate student union threatens to call for strike if demands not met [February 15, 2018]

WOLB TALK 1010Lunch with Labor Episode 69 [January 2018]

Columbia Daily Spectator – opinion – Why I’m joining over 140 Columbia faculty in support of a graduate workers’ union [February 8, 2018]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate student advisory council denies provost’s claim of partnership in union debate [February 8, 2018]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate students press Bollinger on Title IX, union negotiations at fireside chat [February 7, 2018]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Opinion: The ugly history behind the administration’s anti-union campaign [February 2, 2018]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate student union to file unfair labor practice following University’s refusal to bargain [February 2, 2018]

Wall Street Journal – Editorial Board: Columbia vs. United Auto Workers [February 1, 2018]

People’s WorldColumbia grad students’ unionization case heads for court [February 1, 2018]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Opinion: Bargain with us: An open letter from a graduate student to the provost [February 1, 2018]

PatchColumbia Refuses To Bargain With Graduate Student Union [February 1, 2018]

Inside Higher EdColumbia Won’t Negotiate With Graduate Union [January 31, 2018]

The New York TimesColumbia University Says It Won’t Bargain With Graduate Student Union [January 30, 2018]

The Washington PostColumbia won’t bargain with assistants despite union vote [January 30, 2018]

NY Daily NewColumbia says it won’t bargain with TAs despite union vote [Janury 30, 2018]

WNYCColumbia Again Refuses to Negotiate with Graduate Student Workers [January 30, 2018]

Huffington PostColumbia University Refuses To Recognize Graduate Student Union [January 30, 2018]

BloombergColumbia Seeks Review of Obama-Era Grad Student Union Rules [January 30, 2018]

SplinterThe Full Email From Columbia University Rejecting Its Grad Students’ Union, Annotated [January 30, 2018]

Columbia Daily SpectatorColumbia refuses to bargain with graduate student union, moves to challenge labor board decision in federal court [January 30, 2018]

NY Daily NewColumbia says it won’t bargain with TAs despite union vote [Janury 30, 2018]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate student union awaits Columbia’s decision on request to bargain [January 17, 2018]

Amsterdam NewsNLRB certifies Columbia graduate workers union [January 11, 2018]

BWOG Columbia Student NewsDr. William Harris Retires As Part Of Sexual Harassment Lawsuit Settlement [December 19, 2017]

Inside Higher EdNLRB Certifies Columbia Grad Assistant Union Election [December 19, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate student union wins federal certification, asks Columbia to start bargaining [December 19, 2017]

Detriot Free PressUAW wins fight against Columbia University; election must be honored [December 19, 2017]

The Chicago MaroonNewsletter for December 19 [December 19, 2017]

EIN News DeskHuge Boost to Graduate Worker Movement as NLRB Certifies Columbia Union [December 18, 2017]

NBC Nightly NewsHow could the Republican tax overhaul impact you [December 2, 2017]

New York Daily NewsOpinion: Grad students under tax siege [November 20, 2017]

HBO Vice NewsEpisode 239 at 7:15 [November 17, 2017]

The NationThe GOP Tax Plan Would Make It Even Harder to Be a Grad Student [November 17, 2017]

EartherThe House GOP Tax Bill Is ‘Truly Horrifying’ For Science Graduate Students [November 17, 2017]

ArtsyWhy Graduate Students Are Worried about the Republican Tax Plan [November 10, 2017]

Inside Higher EdGraduate Student Union Organizers Seek Momentum Despite Political Shift [November 9, 2017]

Inside Higher EdGraduate students and higher education experts warn GOP plan to tax tuition waivers would be disastrous to both students’ finances and institutions’ teaching and research missions. [November 7, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: After graduation, the fight continues [November 2, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: Unions improved my life, and unions will improve Columbia [November 1, 2017]

Diverse Issues in Higher EducationGraduate Students’ Path to Unionization Remains Rocky [October 23, 2017]

Charlie HebdoFeeling the Burn: The Left Under Trump [October 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: Sexual respect at Trump-era Columbia [October 12, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorBarnard SGA issues statement in support of graduate workers union, discusses sustainability at Barnard [October 10, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: Not my presidents [October 3, 2017]

the eyeOpinion: Three Years into the Fight for our Union [September 29, 2017]

LABORPRESSGraduate Workers Urge Columbia To Stop Stalling Union [September 26, 2017]

Amsterdam NewsColumbia grad workers testify before elected officials [September 21, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorElected officials advocate for graduate student unionization at forum [September 21, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: Columbia should respect our vote [September 19, 2017]

The GuardianAre elite universities ‘safe spaces’? Not if you’re starting a union [September 9, 2017]

New York Amsterdam NewsGraduate workers continue to organize on NY campuses [July 20, 2017]

Ms. MagazineGrad Students are Unionizing to Fight Campus Sexual Assault [June 21, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorYIR 2016-2017: Columbia grad students win right to unionize, but negotiations with University remain stalled [April 30, 2017]

Inside Higher EdMaking a case in the streets for federal support for science [April 24, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: As graduation approaches, Columbia should heed Spectator’s call to respect “democratic principle [April 6, 2017]

POLITICOKeeping the Spotlight on Campus Sexual Assault [April 5, 2017]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Editorial – Honoring graduate unionization has become a matter of democratic principle [March 21, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorUniversity files exceptions to union election, beginning legal battle [March 31, 2017]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate Workers of Columbia calls on University to begin contract negotiations [March 10, 2017]

New York Amsterdam NewsNLRB uphold Columbia grad workers’ vote for union [March 9, 2017]

PoliticoMorning Shift – Columbia Grads Demand Bargaining [March 9, 2017]

NY Daily NewsGraduate workers at Columbia get OK from National Labor Relations Board to join union [March 7, 2017]

Inside Higher EdNLRB Office: Columbia Grad Union Vote Was Valid [March 7, 2017]

Upper West Side PatchColumbia Union Vote Upheld By National Labor Relations Board [March 7, 2017]

NBC New York – Protests at Columbia University in Wake of Trump Order [January 30, 2017]

CNN Politics – Travel ban protests stretch into third day from US to UK [January 30, 2017]

Newsday – Colleges advise students to delay travel outside U.S. [January 30, 2017]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Hundreds gather on Low steps to protest Trump’s immigration ban [January 30, 2017]

Fox 5 News at 6 – WNYW-NY [January 30, 2017]

NBC News 4 New York – WNBC-NY – 5:32:56PM5:14:24PM5:09:27PM [January 30, 2017]

ABC Eyewitness News – WABC-NY – 11:06:27PM5:39:59PM5:22:17PM5:04:17PM [January 30, 2017]

WLNY News at 9PM [January 30, 2017]

WOR-AM [January 30, 2017]

ACADEME blogNoble Words and Foul Deeds at Columbia [December 21, 2016]

Associated PressColumbia Objects to Vote for Graduate Students to Unionize [December 20, 2016]

Bloomberg BNAColumbia University Alleges Coercion in Union Vote [December 20, 2016]

Inside Higher EdColumbia Challenges Union Vote by Grad Students [December 20, 2016]

GothamistColumbia Challenges Grad Students’ Vote To Unionize [December 20, 2016]

Corporate CounselColumbia Files Objection with NLRB Over Union Vote by Teaching Assistants [December 20, 2016]

Upper West Side PatchColumbia Files to Prevent Graduate Students From Forming Union [December 20, 2016]

The Wall Street JournalColumbia University Challenges Vote to Unionize by Graduate Students [December 19, 2016]

The New York TimesColumbia Challenges Vote by Graduate Students to Unionize [December 19, 2016]

AFL-CIOColumbia—Can I Get a Grad-Worker-Union-Yes? [December 16, 2016]

Amsterdam NewsColumbia grad students officially vote to form union [December 15, 2016]

The Chronicle of Higher EducationGraduate-Student Union Efforts Gain Momentum, Despite New Uncertainties [December 13, 2016]

The Nation – Columbia’s Graduate Student Union Is a Nationwide First [December 12, 2016]

Education Dive – In fight for increased benefits, Columbia grad students find allies in auto workers [December 12, 2016]

Bloomberg BNA – Columbia Graduate Assistants Vote for UAW [December 12, 2016]

Insider Higher Ed – Columbia Graduate Employees Vote to Form Union [December 12, 2016]

WORT 89.9 FM – UAW Adds 3500 Members At Columbia University – 12-11-16 [December 11, 2016]

The Harvard Crimson – Columbia Students First to Unionize Following NLRB Ruling [December 10, 2016]

The Bulletin – Around the world [December 10, 2016]

Reuters Westlaw News – Columbia graduate assistants vote to join union [December 10, 2016]

WNYC-FM [December 10, 2016]

The New York Times – Columbia Graduate Students Vote Overwhelmingly to Unionize [December 9, 2016]

Associated Press – Columbia Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Join Union [December 9, 2016]

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New York Law Journal – Columbia Teaching, Research Assistants Vote to Join UAW [December 9, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – How teaching and research assistant unionization affects you and what it actually is [December 9, 2016]

The Wall Street Journal – Columbia University Grad Students Join UAW After Battle for Right to Unionize [December 9, 2016]

POLITICO – Columbia graduate students first to win union representation after NLRB decision [December 9, 2016]

POLITICOColumbia grad students vote to unionize in widely watched campaign [December 9, 2016]

Insider Higher Ed – Columbia Grad Students Vote to Unionize [December 9, 2016]

The Chronicle of Higher Education – In Milestone, Columbia U. Graduate Students Vote to Unionize [December 9, 2016]

Patch – Columbia Graduate Assistants Vote to Unionize, Will Join United Auto Workers [December 9, 2016]

BWOG – Graduate Workers Of Columbia University Vote To Unionize [December 9, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Graduate Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize [December 9, 2016]

Yale Daily News – Columbia Grad Students Cast Union Vote [December 9, 2016]

WCBS-NY [December 9, 2016]

WNYC-FM [December 9, 2016]

WABC – AM [December 9, 2016]

WINS-AM [December 9, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Teaching, Research Assistants Begin Unionization Vote [December 8, 2017]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Undergraduate TAs, RAs, Question Role in Potential Student Union [December 8, 2016]

Columbia Daily SpectatorSenator Bernie Sanders releases letter supporting teaching and research assistant unionization [December 7, 2016]

Associated Press – Private University Graduate Students Begin Unionization Vote [December 7, 2016]

Huffington Post – Opinion: Why are Columbia Grad Workers Voting on Joining the UAW? [December 7, 2016]

Roll Call – Sanders Jumps Into Columbia Union Debate [December 7, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Letter to the Editor: Voting ‘yes’ for unionization at Columbia to improve the international student experience [December 6, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Letter to the editor: UAW is a strong ally for international students and postdocs [December 5, 2016]

Medium – Opinion: We’re Voting for the Union at Columbia University Medical Center [November 28, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Opinion: Why engineering students are voting yes for our union [November 21, 2016]

Amsterdam NewsColumbia teaching/research assistants will vote to join union [November 11, 2016]

BNA Daily Labor ReportColumbia Graduate Assistants to Vote on Union [November 2, 2016]

Associated PressUnion vote set for Columbia teaching and research assistants [November 1, 2016]

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ReutersColumbia graduate assistants to get union vote in December [November 1, 2016]

POLTICOA vote for Columbia grad students [November 1, 2016]

Medill Reports ChicagoGrad students negotiate right to unionize for more rights, work benefits [November 1, 2016]

Columbia Daily SpectatorNLRB schedules Columbia unionization election for December [October 31, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Letter to the editor: In provost’s faculty guidelines, an odd bias [October 24, 2016]

Huffington Post – Opinion: A first-hand view of Columbia Administrators’ Anti-union campaign [October 21, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Opinion: Why is Columbia acting like Walmart? [October 18, 2016]

GoodCallColumbia Students Can Vote to Unionize for Employee Rights [October 14, 2016]

The Brooklyn RailLabor Costs and the Life of the Mind [October 4, 2016]

The Chronicle of High EducationGraduate-Student Unions Mean Good News for Professors, Too [September 18, 2016]

ArchinectGSAPP United: how student unions affect architectural labor, ft. A.L. Hu, GSAPP MArch student and organizer with Graduate Workers of Columbia, on Archinect Sessions #81 [September 21, 2016]

The New York TimesUnions Knocking on the Academy’s Doors [September 12, 2016]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate students deserve a healthcare plan with teeth

OnLabor – Fact and Fiction About Graduate Student Unionizing [September 7, 2016]

The Chronicle of High EducationFor Research Assistants, NLRB Decision Marks a Big Win [September 5, 2016]

ScienceThe implications of graduate student unionization [September 2, 2016]

The National Law ReviewNational Labor Relations Board Grants Students Right to Unionize at Private Colleges and Universities [August 31, 2016]

Public News Service – Opinion: Back to School, Back to Organizing for BC Grad Employees [August 31, 2016]

The New Yorker – Opinion: Graduate Students, The Laborers of Academia [August 31, 2016]

Mondaq News AlertsNLRB Concludes That Student Assistants Can Unionize [August 31, 2016]

Insider Higher EdStudent Unionization at Columbia [August 30, 2016]

Bloomberg BNANLRB Offers Lesson For Student Teaching Assistants [August 30, 2016]

Jacobin – Opinion: Workers, Too [August 29, 2016]

Academe BlogAn Open Letter to Columbia Provost John Coatsworth [August 29, 2016]

NPR WNYCThe Brian Lehrer Show (Interview with Paul Katz and Julie Kushner) [August 29, 2016]

The National Law ReviewNLRB Overturns Previous Ruling – Student Assistant May Now Unionize [August 29, 2016]

LexologyLegal Update [August 29, 2016]

LexologyNLRB: Graduate, Undergraduate Teaching Assistants Are Employees Under NLRA [August 29, 2016]

The Cavalier DailyNLRB ruling treats grad students like the professionals they are [August 29, 2016]

RicochetGraduate Students Protected As “Employees” [August 29, 2016]

NPRHanging On: The Economic Woes of Being a Grad Student [August 28, 2016]

TruthoutGraduate Students Are Workers: The Decades-Long fight for Graduate Unions, and the Path Forward [August 28, 2016]

Care2 – Opinion: Why It’s a Game-changer to Let Grad Students Unionize [August 28, 2016]

Daily Trojan – Opinion: Graduate student unions are long overdue [August 28, 2016]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Opinion: NLRB opens door to a more democratic Columbia, but the battle with Goliath has just begun [August 26, 2016]

University World NewsRuling pushes door to grad-student unions ‘wide open’ [August 26, 2016]

One News NowPrediction: NLRB Will Keep discovering ‘employees’ [August 26, 2016]

Good MagazineGraduate Students Of The World, Unite! [August 26, 2016]

JezebelColumbia University Hoping Slick Website Will Convince Graduate Students Not to Unionize [August 25, 2016]

World Journal哥大學生工會獲通過 望改廉價勞工現狀 [August 25, 2016]

WTOP-DC RadioNLRB Ruling Interview with Noam Scheiber of the NY Times [August 25, 2016]

WNEW-FMWNEW [August 25, 2016]

News Radio KEX (Portland, OR)KEX [August 25, 2016]

WPRI-PVD/ CBS ( Providence , RI)Providence RI Eyewitness News This Morning [August 25, 2016]

WJAR-PVD/ NBC (Providence, RI) Providence, RI NBC 10 News Sunrise @ 5 am [August 25, 2016]

Sporting NewsLabor Board again prevents student-athletes from being considered employees [August 25, 2016]

Daily Democrat NewsIvy League colleges gear up for fight with union organizers [August 25, 2016]

Daily TarheelGraduate assistants at Duke, other universities granted collective bargaining rights [August 25, 2016]

The New York Times – Editorial – Unions in the Ivory Tower [August 24, 2016]

World Journal有權組工會 私校學生助教擺脫劣勢 [August 24, 2016]

The NationIt’s Official: Graduate Students Can Unionize [August 24, 2016]

Corey RobinGreat Minds Think Alike [August 24, 2016]

USA Today CollegeNLRB rules graduate students at private universities can unionize [August 24, 2016]

The Village VoiceColumbia Graduate Student Employees Can Now Unionize [August 24, 2016]

The Chronicle of High EducationRuling Pushes Door to Grad-Student Unions ‘Wide Open’ [August 24, 2016]

Democracy Now – NLRB Ruling: Graduate Student at Private Universities Can Unionize [August 24, 2016]

PoliticoJoe College Meets Joe Hill [August 24, 2016]

Providence JournalBrown University says it will comply with ruling that grad students can unionize [August 24, 2016]

Marketplace Big Labor Win for Grad Students at Private Colleges [August 24, 2016]

Bloomberg RadioWBBR [August 24, 2016]

WIN RadioLabor Report [August 24, 2016]

WHAM-AM RadioWHAM [August 24, 2016]

InquisitrGrad Students Are Now Considered Employees In Momentous Educational System Upset [August 24, 2016]

Society for Human Resource ManagementGraduate Assistants’ Right to Organize Spreads to Private Universities [August 24, 2016]

Moyer &CompanyMorning Reads: Obama Visits Flood-Ravaged Louisiana; Grad Student Assistants Win Right to Unionize [August 24, 2016]

Waging NonviolenceIn historic victory, grad students at private universities win right to unionize [August 24, 2016]

Newsmax NLRB: Graduate Students at Private Colleges Can Unionize [August 24, 2016]

Ithaca JournalGrad Student Union: Ruling from NLRB Clears the Way [August 24, 2016]

Workday MinnesotaNLRB recognizes organizing by graduate student workers [August 24, 2016]

Columbia Daily TribuneMU graduate assistant group lauds ruling on private university unions [August 24, 2016]

People’s WorldBreakthrough: Private university graduate students can organize [August 24, 2016]

Parent HeraldNLRB: Graduate Students are Employees; They Can Join Unions [August 24, 2016]

CBS New YorkRuling: Grad Students at Private Universities Can Unionize [August 23, 2016]

NY1 NewsColumbia Grad Students Win the Right to Organize [August 23, 2016]

NPR – NLRB Rules Student Assistants At Private Universities Are Employees [August 23, 2016]

The New York TimesGraduate Students Clear Hurdle in Effort to Form Union [August 23, 2016]

Associated PressRuling: Grad Students at Private Universities Can Unionize [August 23, 2016]

ReutersGraduate Students at Private Colleges Can Unionize: U.S. Labor Board [August 23, 2016]

The Wall Street JournalGraduate Students Can Unionize at Private Colleges, U.S. Labor Panel Rules [August 23, 2016]

The Washington PostAre they students? Or are they employees? NLRB rules that graduate students are employees. [August 23, 2016]

NPRNLRB Rules Students Are Employees with The Right To Unionize [August 23, 2016]

ForbesNLRB Welcomes Grad Students into the Industrial Economy [August 23, 2016]

CNN MoneyStudent workers can now unionize at private colleges [August 23, 2016]

GothamistNational Labor Relations Board: Grad Students Can Finally Unionize [August 23, 2016]

The Huffington PostGraduate Students at Private Universities Can Now Unionize [August 23, 2016]

Insider Higher EdNLRB: Graduate Students at Private Universities May Unionize [August 23, 2016]

Mother JonesIn a Major Reversal, Labor Board Says Graduate Student Workers at Private Colleges Can Unionize [August 23, 2016]

VoxHow Letting Grad Students Unionize Could Change the Labor Movement in College Sports [August 23, 2016]

POLITICOOverturning Precedent, NLRB Rules Graduate Students May Form Unions [August 23, 2016]

Columbia Daily SpectatorColumbia Graduate Students Win Right to Unionize in Landmark Case [August 23, 2016]

The CrimsonHarvard, Other Universities Must Recognize Grad Student Unions, Labor Board Rules [August 23, 2016]

Christian Science MonitorLabor Board Says Graduate Students Can Unionize[August 23, 2016]

BuzzfeedGrad Students Can Now Unionize, Despite Ivy League Objections [August 23, 2016]

New York Daily NewsColumbia University graduate students win legal battle to form union for working campus jobs [August 23, 2016]

TIMEGraduate Students Can Unionize at Private Colleges, Labor Board Rules [August 23, 2016]

The AtlanticThe Unionizing of Graduate Students [August 23, 2016]

Upper West Side PatchColumbia Teaching Assistants Win Right to Unionize[August 23, 2016]

Harvard MagazinePrivate Universities Must Recognize Graduate-Student Unions [August 23, 2016]

The News & ObserverGraduate students at Duke, other universities win right to unionize [August 23, 2016]

InquisitrGrad Students Are Now Considered Employees In Momentous Educational System Upset [August 23, 2016]

New Haven Register – New Haven’s Yale union excited about national labor ruling that deems grad students are employees [August 23, 2016]

The National Law ReviewDown Goes Brown- NLRB Finds Graduate Assistants May Unionize [August 23, 2016]

LexologyNLRB Holds That Grad and Undergrad Teaching Assistants at Columbia University Are “Employees” [August 23, 2016]

Chicago Tribune – Can grad students unionize? Academia awaits major labor board ruling [August 17, 2016]

Associated PressUniversities boost stipends ahead of ruling on grad unions [August 7, 2016]

Amsterdam NewsColumbia grad students win pay increase [July 28, 2016]

Inside the Higher EdColumbia U announces pay increases for graduate student workers ahead of decision on union eligibility [July 21, 2016]

PoliticoColumbia Graduate Student Workers to Get Pay Increase [July 20, 2016]

The Wall Street JournalLabor Board Ruling Could Allow Grad Students to Unionize [July 17, 2016]

New York Amsterdam NewsColumbia grad students achieve parental leave and other victories [May 20, 2016]

Bloomberg BusinessweekCan Graduate Students Unionize? The Government Can’t Decide [May 12, 2016]

Inside the Higher EdColumbia U Announces New Graduate Student Benefits [May 11, 2016]

The Harvard CrimsonColumbia Grad Students Receive Additional Benefits [May 11, 2016]

EIN News Desk – Columbia Graduate Workers Win Parental Leave, Childcare Subsidies, Other Changes from Administration [May 11, 2016]

Associated Press [May 10, 2016]

PoliticoColumbia to offer paid parental leave, childcare subsidy to PhD students [May 10, 2016]

MediumOpinion: Living in Poverty at the Hands of the Ivy League: Why Columbia University’s Graduate Students Need a Union [May 9, 2016]

Huffington PostOpinion: It’s Time Undergrads Care About Graduate Student Unions [April 27, 2016]

NPRAre Grad Students Employees? Labor Board To Again Weigh In [April 7, 2016]

PoliticoMorning Shift [March 16, 2016]

The Daily Tar Heel‘You’re reducing their autonomy,’ AAUP files for private university graduate assistants’ rights [March 7, 2016]

Market WiredEmployment Law Alliance’s Higher Education Council Files Amicus Brief With NLRB in Graduate Workers of Columbia v. Trustees of Columbia University [March 7, 2016]

The Chicago MaroonProfessors Write in Support of Grad Student Unionization [March 4, 2016]

The Cornell Daily SunCornell University Signs Brief Opposing Graduate Student Unionization [March 3, 2016]

The Harvard CrimsonGraduate Student Council Vice President Condemns Amicus Brief [March 3, 2016]

Worker Independent News – Labor RadioAmicus Briefs Filed In NLRB Case That Could Restore University Union Rights [March 2, 2015] — audio link found here.

Corporate CounselNLRB Flooded With Amicus Briefs in Fight Over Grad Student Unions [March 2, 2016]

USA Today9 universities file brief against Columbia grad student unionization efforts [March 2, 2016]

Columbia Daily SpectatorColumbia, GWC file briefs in graduate student unionization case [March 2, 2016]

PoliticoIn amicus brief, Ivy League schools oppose Columbia grad union [March 1, 2016]

PoliticoNLRB Takes Briefs on Graduate Student Unions [March 1, 2016]

Yale Daily NewsJoint brief filed against grad student unions [March 1, 2016]

The Harvard CrimsonHarvard Files Amicus Brief Against Graduate Student Unionization [March 1, 2016]

The Daily PrincetonianBreaking: University files amicus brief against graduate student unionization [February 29, 2016]

OnLaborThe NLRB’s Next Play With Student Employees [February 25, 2016]

The Harvard CrimsonGraduate Union Organizers Across Universities Discuss Efforts [February 22, 2016]

JD Supra Business AdvisorNLRB Seeks Briefs on Question of Graduate Students’ Right to Organize [January 19, 2016]

LexologyNLRB to Consider Whether Grad Students at Private Universities Are “Employees” Covered by the NLRA [January 13, 2016]

Law 360NLRB Asks If Columbia Grad Students Can Unionize [January 13, 2016]

The Christian Science MonitorDo grad students have the right to unionize? [January 12, 2016]

The NationGraduate Students at Private Universities Could Soon Have the Right to Unionize [January 12, 2016]

DISSENTBelabored Podcast #94: Disrupting Uber [January 8, 2016] — 2:30 mark

New York Amsterdam NewsNLRB to review case involving research and teaching assistants at Columbia [December 31, 2015]

Worker Independent News – Labor RadioGrad Student Union Rights At Private Universities May Be Restored With NLRB Review Of Columbia Case [December 25, 2015] — audio link found here.

The Chronicle of Higher EducationLabor Board Will Hear Columbia U. Graduate Students’ Bid to Unionize [December 23, 2015]

Inside Higher EdNLRB Accepts Columbia TA Union Case [December 23, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorNLRB grants review of Columbia grad students’ petition to unionize [December 23, 2015]

POLITICONLRB agrees to review Columbia grad union case [December 23, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorElected officials to Bollinger: Let Columbia grad students unionize [December 9, 2015]

Progressive Caucus of the New York City CouncilProgressive Caucus Urges Columbia to Allow Unionization [December 7, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorElected officials, students attempting to deliver letter in support of graduate student unionization locked out of Low [December 4, 2015]

Worker Independent News – Labor RadioColumbia Grad Student Workers Rally For Union Rights [December 4, 2015] — audio link found here.

Village VoiceColumbia Graduate Student Workers Fight Administration for the Right to Unionize [December 3, 2015]

Bloomberg Daily Labor Report – Columbia Graduate Assistants Ask Board To Review Dismissal of Election Petition [November 13, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate Workers of Columbia continues push to unionize, requests NLRB review of petition [November 12, 2015]

Society for Human Resource ManagementNLRB May Let Teaching Assistants Organize [November 6, 2015]

Daily Hampshire GazetteGrad students’ union push gains steam as NLRB reconsiders rule [November 5, 2015]

ReutersFor now, Columbia grad students can’t form union – NLRB regional director [November 2, 2015]

Corporate CounselColumbia Grad Students Lose Union Battle, May Win War [November 2, 2015]

Inside Higher EdNLRB Rejects Columbia U Grad Student Union Bid [November 2, 2015]

Law 360NLRB Nixes Columbia Grad Students’ Union Bid [November 2, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorRegional NLRB director dismisses Graduate Workers of Columbia’s petition to unionize [October 30, 2015]

POLITICORegional NLRB director again rules against Columbia grad union [October 30, 2015]

Chronicle of Higher EducationLabor Official Rejects Columbia U. Graduate Students’ Bid to Unionize [October 30, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: Who makes a university? [October 23, 2015]

Bloomberg Daily Labor ReportNLRB to Mull Restoring Grad Assistant Union Rights [October 23, 2015]

POLITICONLRB to review ruling on grad-student unionization [October 21, 2015]

MissourianGraduate students, still frustrated, hold grade-in [October 16, 2015]

Al Jazeera AmericaGraduate students nationwide press for right to form union [October 15, 2015]

Law 3603 NLRB Decisions That May Be On The Chopping Block [October 14, 2015]

Free Speech Radio NewsGrad students at private universities fight for the right to unionize for employee benefits [October 6, 2015]

The Brooklyn RailBack to School, Back to Work [September 8, 2015]

The NationAre Graduate Students ‘Workers’? [August 13, 2015]

Material CollectiveUnion Yes! [July 21, 2015]

The IndypendentColumbia Grad Student Union Organizers Demand Due Process for Fired Colleague [June 26, 2015]

Capital New YorkColumbia: Undergrads, M.A. students shouldn’t unionize [June 25, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorColumbia argues precedent blocks favorable outcome for graduate student union in last stage of NLRB hearing [June 25, 2015]

The College FixColumbia teaching assistant fired [June 24, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorClaiming wrongful termination, former teaching assistant petitions Columbia for reinstatement [June 23, 2015]

DISSENTBelabored Podcast #78: The Union and the University [May 29, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorYIR 2014-15: Graduate students move to unionize, meet resistance from Columbia [May 4, 2015]

ScienceIvy League graduate students push for unionization [April 28, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGSAS Dean Carlos Alonso says graduate teaching and research are different from other labor in fourth NLRB hearing [April 23, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate students share experiences of late pay [April 16, 2015]

The AtlanticWhy Graduate Students of America Are Uniting [April 15, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate student teaching of Core courses examined in third NLRB hearing [April 9, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: Graduate working conditions are undergraduate learning conditions [April 7, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: Lower student-TA ratios benefit all students [April 7, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorColumbia lawyers argue UAW, not GWC, is petitioner in second NLRB hearing [April 3, 2015]

Capital New YorkTensions run high at hearing on Columbia grad union petition [April 2, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorHearings to determine Columbia graduate students’ right to unionize begin [April 1, 2015]

Capital New YorkUnion lawyer worries Columbia will ‘prolong’ NLRB case [May 31, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate students seeking union recognition say Columbia does not provide adequate teacher training [March 22, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorHearing to determine graduate students’ right to unionize scheduled for March 31 [March 22, 2015]

Capital New YorkHearings scheduled in U.A.W. grad union cases [March 20, 2015]

Education DiveGrad union organizing efforts get a boost in NYC [March 16, 2015]

Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report – NLRB Reinstates UAW Petitions to Represent Graduate Assistants at New School, Columbia [March 16, 2015]

Inside Higher EdNLRB opens way to more arguments on behalf of teaching assistant unions at private universities [March 16, 2015]

The Chronicle of Higher EducationLabor Board Reinstates Grad Students’ Union Petitions at Columbia and the New School [March 14, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorNational Labor Relations Board to review graduate student petition seeking union recognition [March 14, 2015]

Capital New YorkIn U.A.W. win, NLRB reinstates grad union petitions [March 13, 2015]

Capital New YorkColumbia: No, graduate students are not apprentices [March 12, 2015]

Columbia Daily Spectator – Editorial – Graduate students should be allowed to unionize [March 5, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorOpinion: Organizing together works [March 5, 2015]

The New York timesColumbia Graduate Students Push for a Labor Union [March 3, 2015]

The Blue and WhiteMind the (Wage) Gap [Vol. XXI, No.1]

Columbia Daily SpectatorNEWS ANALYSIS: Fate of union recognition depends on whether graduate students can be considered workers, lawyers say[February 26, 2015]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate Workers of Columbia considers next steps after applying for recognition [February 17, 2015]

Capital New YorkLabor board dismisses Columbia grad union petition [February 17, 2015]

the eyeA More Perfect Union – Graduate Workers of Columbia and the complexities of unionizing student workers [February 11, 2015]

Workers Independent News – Labor RadioEnergized By Broader Movement, Columbia University Workers Seek Union Recognition [December 23, 2014] — audio link found here.

The NationAs the Semester Ends, the Student Movement for Black Lives Turns Up [December 23, 2014]


Inside Higher EdUAW Asks NLRB to Back TA Unions at Private Universities [December 18, 2014]

Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report – UAW Petitions NLRB to Represent RAs, TAs at Columbia, New School [December 17, 2014]

In These TimesAs Columbia Grad Students Announce Union Drive, UOregon Students Declare Victory in Strike [December 12, 2014]

DISSENTBelabored Podcast #67: Bodies On the Gears [December 12, 2014]

WBAI RadioMorning Show [December 8, 2014]

Inside Higher EdNext Showdown Over TA Unions at Private Universities? [December 8, 2014]

Capital New YorkColumbia grad union sees ‘an emerging trend’ [December 8, 2014]

Columbia Daily SpectatorGraduate student workers move to unionize [December 7, 2014]

The Daily PrincetonianNews and Notes: Columbia graduate students trying to form a union [December 7, 2014]

The New Yorker – A Pioneering Union at Columbia? [December 5, 2014]

Al JazeeraGraduate students fight for union recognition [December 5, 2014]

ExaminerColumbia University graduate students fight for right to unionize [December 5, 2014]

Capital New YorkColumbia grad union requests neutrality from administration [December 5, 2014]

Bloomberg BNA Daily Labor Report – Columbia University Graduate Assistants Ask for Voluntary Recognition of UAW [December 5, 2014]