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Ruling Denies Unions for Graduate Teaching Aides

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Ruling Denies Unions for Graduate Teaching Aides

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Ruling Denies Unions for Graduate Teaching Aides

Ruling Denies Unions for Graduate Teaching Aides

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Reversing a 2000 decision, the National Labor Relations Board says graduate teaching assistants at private universities have no right to unionize because they are students, not workers. The case involved research and teaching assistants at Brown University who sought UAW representation. Hear NPR's Robert Siegel and Scott Smallwood of The Chronicle of Higher Education.