Tyrone Lomax


What Graduate Students Had to Say After Casting Their Unionization Votes

Votes will be tallied Thursday morning.


October 18, 2017


11:01 p.m.

Polls Open: What You Need to Know About Graduate Student Unionization

Unionization supporters say that graduate students would be able to negotiate better pay and working conditions in a union, while the arguments against GSU generally focus on the burden of union dues.


October 17, 2017

GSU Gathers with AFT President Downtown Before Election

Randi Weingarten and Dan Montgomery, the presidents of the American Federation of Teachers and the Illinois Federation of Teachers addressed the room, among other speakers.


October 17, 2017

Obama Foundation Looking to Hire Diversity Consultant

The position is intended to help the Foundation attain minority contracting goals and ensure jobs are available for South and West Side residents.


October 5, 2017

University Files Motion to Stay Unionization

If granted, the motion would postpone GSU's upcoming election.


September 28, 2017

Contention Over Graduate Student Unionization Continues

The University and GSU are currently engaged in a legal dispute over whether graduate students should be recognized as workers under the National Labor Relations Act.


May 29, 2017

Graduate Students and University Debate Unionization at Hearing

Further hearings are expected to continue throughout the week. The final ruling will determine if GSU’s election to form a union will be held and if so, the logistics of the future vote.


May 22, 2017

University Files Against Graduate Unionization Election

The University is also challenging a related ruling by the National Labor Relations Board in a case involving Columbia University.


May 19, 2017

University Discusses Graduate Student Unionization

The letter, sent by President Robert J. Zimmer and Provost Daniel Diermeier, challenged whether the formation of a union truly benefits graduate students.


May 11, 2017

Two Student Groups File for Unionization

Graduate Students United announced that it filed for unionization at a rally on the Quad.


May 9, 2017