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How Unions Can Overcome the Collective Action Problem

How Unions Can Overcome the Collective Action Problem

By Ignangeli Salinas-Muñiz, Contributing Writer

February 20, 2018


Filed under Opinion, Politics, Uncategorized

The negotiations between UCATS Local 3882 and NYU demonstrates how unions can overcome the collective action problem.

Union Negotiations Extend

Union Negotiations Extend

By Edoardo Bastianini, Contributing Writer

November 6, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

NYU and Union of Clerical, Administrative and Technical Staff Local 3882 negotiated an extension of their current contract.

NYU and UCATS Local 3882 to Begin Negotiations

NYU and UCATS Local 3882 to Begin Negotiations

By Mark Sheffer, Contributing Writer

September 11, 2017


Filed under News, Top Stories, University News

The current contract between a staff union and the university is soon to expire.

Columbia Ruling Wins Union Rights for Grads

Columbia Ruling Wins Union Rights for Grads

By Sayer Devlin, Contributing Writer

September 6, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU's graduate student workers were officially recognized as employees of the university after a recent decision by the National Labor Relations Board.

NYC Fight for $15 Global Day of Action

NYC Fight for $15 Global Day of Action

By Rebecca Oh, Staff Writer

April 15, 2016


Filed under News, University News

The fight for a Union and $15 minimum wage for all workers continues at another Global Day of Action in Times Square.

GSOC Voting on Boycott of Israel

GSOC Voting on Boycott of Israel

By Olivia Roos, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2016


Filed under News, University News

NYU's graduate worker union may be the first private university union to join Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions.

Union Workers Protest Bröd Kitchen on NYU Site

Union Workers Protest Bröd Kitchen on NYU Site

By Abraham Gross, Deputy Opinion Editor

January 27, 2016


Filed under City News, News

Protesters gathered in front of Bröd Kitchen after the restaurant owners threatened to close down its Upper East Side location in favor of their NYU site.

What You Missed Over Break

By Raven Quesenberry, Contributing Writer

January 25, 2016


Filed under News, University News

Washington Square News takes a look at what happened while students were off campus for winter break.

Graduate student workers feel GSOC taxes unfair

Graduate student workers feel GSOC taxes unfair

By Diamond Naga Siu, Staff Writer

October 29, 2015


Filed under News, University News

Graduate Student Organizing Committee will charge union dues to graduate student workers on both wages and stipends without giving notice to the student workers.

[PHOTOS] Students work to raise awareness of black culture

[PHOTOS] Students work to raise awareness of black culture

By Alex Bazeley, News Editor

October 9, 2015


Filed under News, University News

The Black Student Union presented The Black Presence Campaign in Kimmel.

SLAM protests for minimum wage raise

SLAM protests for minimum wage raise

By Amanda Morris, Contributing Writer

April 2, 2015


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.

GSOC contract is only the beginning

GSOC contract is only the beginning

By Jacob Denz, Contributing Writer

March 10, 2015


Filed under Opinion

GSOC sees its contract victory as an important step forward for academic and other workers fighting together for a more just university.

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