Postdocs Unionize at UMass

February 4, 2010

A majority of the postdoctoral researchers at the the University of Massachusetts campuses at Amherst, Boston and Dartmouth have signed cards seeking union representation -- and by doing so they have triggered the right for their union to engage in collective bargaining. The new union is affiliated with the United Auto Workers. The UMass unit is the first to represent postdocs in Massachusetts.

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