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WPI Graduate Student Workers Win Their Union

Strong majority of Worcester Polytechnic Institutes’ Graduate Student Workers vote to unionize, adding momentum to the movement of academic organizing across the country. WORCESTER, MA – According to votes counted last night by the National Labor Relations Board, a majority of Worcester Polytechnic Institute’s more than 550 Graduate Workers have voted to form their union, WPI-GWU UAW. The vote was 364 to 15. This comes on the heels of a successful vote at Washington State University where 1,500 academic workers chose to form a union, and brings the weekly total of higher education workers joining the UAW to over 2,000. ... Read more