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Stanford graduate workers look to unionize for higher pay, increased benefits

Original post made on Apr 26, 2023

Seeking to resolve issues they say have long plagued Stanford University, graduate student workers intend to form a union, the group announced on Monday.

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Posted by Ramy
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on Apr 26, 2023 at 1:42 am

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It's discouraging to learn about the difficulties that graduate students are facing. However, the unionization initiatives at Stanford are following successful campaigns at other universities, which offers hope that progress can be made. We must recognize that all workers, especially those who contribute greatly to the university's teaching and research mission, deserve basic necessities. [Portion removed.] If successful, this effort could potentially represent the largest bargaining unit at a private university in the country and significantly enhance the lives of graduate student workers at Stanford. Just my opinion.

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