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Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Horde of Stars Brings ‘In Dubious Battle’ to the Screen

Carter Glace, Staff Writer
February 16
Filed under ARTS, Film, TOP STORIES

James Franco's latest exploits in film adaptations of classic literature bring us "In Dubious Battle," a star-studded but relatively adequate project.

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NYU, Bobst workers clash over job changes

NYU, Bobst workers clash over job changes

Lexi Faunce, Staff Writer
April 28
Filed under NEWS

A National Labor Relations Board judge ordered the university to bargain with the union representing workers at Bobst Library over changes in job duties.

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SLAM protests for minimum wage raise

SLAM protests for minimum wage raise

Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer
April 2
Filed under NEWS

The NYU Student Labor Action Movement participated in a Fight For $15 action as fast food workers demand $15/hr and a union.

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GSOC negotiates tentative contract with NYU administration

GSOC negotiates tentative contract with NYU administration

Marita Vlachou and Alanna Bayarin
March 10
Filed under NEWS

Negotiators from NYU and the union for graduate employees met to discuss a new contract for graduate student TAs.

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Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

Continued Abu Dhabi labor abuses alarming

WSN Editorial Board
February 11
Filed under OPINION

Human Rights Watch reports that labor conditions at NYU's construction projects in Abu Dhabi's Saadiyat Island aren't been monitored closely enough and abuses are still happening.

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Concerns over labor at NYU Shanghai

Concerns over labor at NYU Shanghai

John Ambrosio, News Editor
December 3
Filed under NEWS

NYU has begun investigating labor conditions at NYU Shanghai.

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Study shows union membership on the rise in New York region

Study shows union membership on the rise in New York region

Erika Buzzell, Contributing Writer
September 4
Filed under NEWS

New study shows increase in union density.

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NYUAD hires new investigators to revisit labor conditions

NYUAD hires new investigators to revisit labor conditions

John Ambrosio, News Editor
July 2
Filed under NEWS

NYU Abu Dhabi’s regional partner Tamkeen will hire the corporate investigating firm Nardello & Co to look into labor conditions at the Saadiyat Island campus. The news came a little more than a month after The New York Times ran a story that alleged that the subcontractors used by NYUAD and Tamkeen had...

NYU should sever ties with Jansport

NYU should sever ties with Jansport

April 30
Filed under Exclude From Homepage List, OPINION

During Weekend on the Square, Washington Square Park was inundated with the fresh faces of prospective students. Attracted to NYU for of its image as a global university, the accepted students seemed oblivious to NYU’s reliance on global injustices. Little did the prospective students know that t...

Alum alleviates labor conditions

Alum alleviates labor conditions

Ann Schmidt, News Editor
April 22
Filed under NEWS

Steinhardt alumnus Drew Todrys recently made his way back into the nonprofit arena with the relaunch of Project Assembly Line, a nonprofit organization devoted to improving the lives of factory workers in developing countries and encouraging corporate social responsibility. While taking graduate cl...

Advocates equate human, labor rights

Advocates equate human, labor rights

Anjana Sreedhar, Staff Writer
April 22
Filed under NEWS

To Jo Becker, labor rights should be considered human rights and fought for with equal zeal. Becker, advocacy director of the Children’s Rights Division of Human Rights Watch, was joined by Gallatin professors Vasuki Nesiah and Chinnie Ding at NYU to discuss the relationship between labor and hu...

SLAM urges NYU to drop JanSport

SLAM urges NYU to drop JanSport

April 14
Filed under NEWS

Bangladeshi garment worker Aklima Khanam shared her account of the Rana Plaza factory collapse of April 2013, which killed 1,100 Bangladeshi factory workers, with the NYU community on April 11. “We heard that the factory was collapsing and we didn’t want to enter, the management told us t...

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