Grad students negotiate right to unionize for more rights, work benefits

Photo at top: University of Chicago graduate students are making moves to unionize, despite resistance from the administration. (Phil Roeder/ Flickr)

By Meredith Francis In a dimly lit, Gothic-style church on the University of Chicago’s Hyde Park campus, several dozen graduate students are taking small steps to make big changes by going old school: forming a legally recognized union. “The work we do isn’t recognized as a very important part of keeping the university going,” said […]