On March 31, around 50 people — mostly students — gathered in the atrium of the Farrell Learning and Teaching Center on Washington University’s medical school campus. They held white signs and sheets painted in bright red lettering.
ver the course of a single semester, graduate workers organizing with the Washington University Graduate Workers Union (WUGWU) have won subsidized dental care, lower out-of-pocket healthcare maximums and guaranteed summer funding.
But the fact of the matter is that without a union, which legally requires the University to listen to our concerns and come to agreements with us, Wash. U. graduate workers have no real power.
In response to reports regarding disrespect within employee interactions, approximately 250 Bon Appetit workers filed to unionize with the National Labor Relations Board Wednesday morning.
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