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Grad students discuss unionization at town hall

Grad students discuss unionization at town hall

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11/07/2016

Georgetown’s graduate students held a town hall on Nov. 2 for teaching assistants to discuss the possibility of unionizing in response to an Aug. 23 ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in favor of graduate student unionization at private universities. During the town hall, members of the Doctoral Students’ Coalition (DSC) presented the…

Georgetown TAs consider unionization after ruling

Georgetown TAs consider unionization after ruling

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09/02/2016

On Aug. 23, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) ruled that students working as teaching and research assistants at private universities have the right to unionize. This decision gives both graduate and potentially undergraduate teaching assistants and research assistants at universities and colleges like Georgetown a federally backed right to collective bargaining. The Doctoral Students…

Dialogue between doctoral students and administration grows as petition circulates

Dialogue between doctoral students and administration grows as petition circulates

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04/21/2016

The Doctoral Students Coalition (DSC) began to circulate a petition on March 29 asking that Norberto Grzywacz, Dean of the the Georgetown University Graduate School, postpone and reconsider changes to the school’s policy for doctoral students’ stipends and employment. The DSC claims that these changes were made without its approval or foreknowledge, and will effectively…

Doctoral students confront increased work hours, no proportional rise in pay

Doctoral students confront increased work hours, no proportional rise in pay

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04/14/2016

The Doctoral Students Coalition (DSC) has been circulating a petition since March 29 asking that Dean Norberto Grzywacz, Dean of the the Georgetown University Graduate School, postpone and reconsider changes to the school’s policy for doctoral students’ stipends and employment. The DSC claims that these changes were made without their approval or foreknowledge, and will…

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