With upcoming vote, U of M joins national wave of higher-ed unionization efforts

Graduate students at the University of Minnesota are now joining the wave of unionization efforts sweeping across the country in higher education.

After collecting around 2,800 union cards since their campaign launch in February, The Graduate Labor Union–United Electrical is now planning an election to determine whether graduate student workers at the U of M will form a union. If successful, they would join graduate students who have recently unionized at other universities including Temple University and the University of Chicago.

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