The talk, which focused on the recent Chicago Teachers Union strike, was the first in a series.
Attaining lawful status as a labor union would help Graduate Students United make progress on key issues.
Deputy provost for graduate education Deborah Nelson appeared for the first time at a Graduate Council meeting, where students pressed her on their multiple grievances.
Graduate students are putting pressure on the National Labor Relations Board to support a case that could help their push for unionization.
Campus workers from Teamsters held a two-site rally Wednesday denouncing a University-offered contract the union rejected April 16.
U of C activists’ strategy must change to achieve long-term success.
Speakers at SG forum allege unhelpful staff and incorrect diagnoses