Columbia Student Worker Strike Could Become Testing Ground for Biden-Era NLRB
An NLRB ruling on a grievance made by striking Columbia student workers could suggest the board’s approach to a major question about the legal status of student workers.
Maxwell Parrott · December 20, 2021
Graduate student workers picket outside the entrance to Columbia University, on December 8, 2021. | Maxwell Parrott
Striking graduate student workers march at Columbia University, on December 8, 2021. | Maxwell Parrott
Striking graduate student workers picket on the campus of Columbia University, on December 8, 2021. | Maxwell Parrott
Graduate student workers hold hands on a picket line outside the gates of Columbia University, on December 8, 2021. | Maxwell Parrott
Correction: A previous version of this article mischaracterized a 2019 NLRB proposal that would have denied union recognition to student workers at private universities.
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