Teaching assistants

Deal for Michigan and Its Grad Students

With strike looming, university and teaching assistants compromise on pay, benefits and other issues.

Pickets and Protests

Teaching assistants at Columbia and Yale vote to strike; students walk out of classes at Emerson to back faculty union.

Playing Defense and Offense

Leaders of the AFT's college unions plan opposition to David Horowitz, cooperation with the NEA, and new organizing efforts.

Minnesota TA's Reject Union

By a substantial margin, graduate students at the University of Minnesota have voted down a plan to create a union of teaching and research assistants.

Two-thirds of the 4,461 eligible graduate students at Minnesota's Twin Cities and Duluth campuses voted in the elections held last week. The union won the backing of 1,296 while 1,779 voted against it. State officials released the results Monday.

TA Strike Impact

Graduate students have started their walkout at Columbia and Yale Universities.

At Last Minute, TA Strike Averted in California

Thousands of teaching assistants were planning to walk off their jobs at California State U. campuses.

Early Exit

A Yale professor's supporters say he's being dumped for being an anarchist and backing graduate student unionization.

NYU Rejects UAW

The only private university ever to accept a TA union plans to stop collective bargaining with graduate students.

Anger and Indifference in the Village

Graduate students react with a mix of dismay and disregard to NYU's rejection of a TA union.

Fired Up at NYU

President faces a crowd of professors and graduate students angry over university's plan to end its TA union.


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