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Penn Grad Students Strike for Union Rights

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Penn Grad Students Strike for Union Rights

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Penn Grad Students Strike for Union Rights

Penn Grad Students Strike for Union Rights

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Graduate teaching assistants at the University of Pennsylvania continue a two-day strike to protest the university's refusal to allow them to unionize. The teaching assistants say they need to be able to bargain for better wages and working conditions — but the university says they can't, because they are students and not employees. NPR's Anthony Brooks reports.