UO’s historic graduate student union a model for private universities

On Aug. 23, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that graduate students who work as teaching or research assistants at private universities must be treated as employees. This status gave thousands of graduate students across the country the new right to unionize, and it’s likely that they’ll look to the …


Surprise negotiations continue between UO and GTFF

Stakeholders in the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation strike returned to the bargaining table with University of Oregon earlier than expected, according to Around the O. As finals week begins, the GTFF and UO administration are going back into negotiations. Negotiations between the administration and the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation were scheduled to continue on Tuesday, …