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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 …

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University reaches agreement with United Academics on proposed bargaining unit

The University and the United Academics have reached an agreement on the proposed bargaining unit for the faculty union and expect to be certified by the Employment Relations Board in a matter of days.

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Road to faculty union more turbulent than expected

United Academics, the group looking to unionize the University’s faculty, encountered a road block yesterday afternoon when the University administration announced objections to the proposed bargaining unit that was submitted to the Oregon Employment Relations Board.

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United Academics faculty union looks to establish presence on campus

University faculty have been working towards creating a faculty union since late 2010…

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