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Nurses rally outside of UChicago Medicine in Hyde Park.

Nurses’ Union Rally on MLK Day Draws Hundreds As Contract Negotiations With UCMed Continue

By Nick Rommel / January 17, 2024
At the rally, held in subzero temperatures on January 15, UCMed nurses said that while they hoped to avoid a strike, it wouldn’t be off the table if an agreement with the hospital could not be reached.
The south face of Harper Library.

Writing Faculty United Requests Recognition of Unionization in Petition to Administration

By Casey Kim / May 14, 2023
WFU, representing social sciences core writing advisors, humanities core writing specialists, Little Red Schoolhouse lectors, and writing and research advisors, calls for job security, better pay and benefits, and transparency.
Graduate Students walking to The Joseph Regenstein Library to vote on Tuesday.

Graduate Students Vote in Second Union Vote

By Richard Davis / February 7, 2023
While their 2017 attempt at unionization was foiled by a hostile NRLB and University, GSU is confident it can finally win official recognition.
GSU members picket, October 2017.

Provost Lee Reiterates University’s Anti-GSU Position in Email

By Neive Rodriguez / January 10, 2023
Lee’s email urged eligible graduate students to vote in the upcoming unionization election and said they would receive more details in advance of the election.
GSU protesters picket outside Harper Library.

GSU Submits Letter Requesting Union Recognition by University

By Nikhil Jaiswal / November 21, 2022
This push for recognition, which will be GSU’s second, comes at a moment of heightened campus labor activism across the country.
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