Monthly Archives: December 2016

Post-hearing Briefings Filed with NLRB

Duke University recently filed a post-hearing brief with the National Labor Relations Board following a hearing regarding the SEIU’s efforts to unionize graduate students. The brief describes Duke’s position that graduate students should not be considered employees. It also advocates for a manual ballot on campus when classes are in session should an election be… Read More »

Update on Graduate Student Unionization

Dear students, As you may be aware, on November 10, Duke received a petition from the Service Employees International Union (SEIU) seeking an election to unionize all Ph.D. and master’s students in teaching and research assistant roles at Duke. As we approach the end of the semester, I am writing to provide an update. Duke… Read More »