Graduate Students United was formed in 2007 to fight for the rights of graduate students at the University of Chicago. In the fall of 2016, the National Labor Relations Board ruled that graduate workers at private universities are eligible to form and join unions to bargain with their employer. GSU is affiliated with the American Federation of Teachers, the Illinois Federation of Teachers and the American Association of University Professors in our push to organize a union here at the University of Chicago.
Those who do academic work for the University are eligible to sign an authorization card to call for a union election. Titles include: TA’s, RA’s, CA’s, BA’s Preceptor, Ministry Assistant, Lecturer, Instructor and Workshop Coordinators. If you have another title, but think that you should be included in the bargaining unit, contact us.
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