Press

2018

Harvard graduate union to start negotiating – Yale Daily News (September 14, 2018)

These faculty organizing victories show labor doesn’t need the courts on its sideSalon (September 12, 2018)

TA Union Contract, 2 Years Later – Inside Higher Ed (September 5, 2018)

Lamont joins rally against youth violence, for better jobs in New Haven – New Haven Register (August 8, 2018)

Graduate Student Workers Organize Against Sexual Harassment on Campustruthout.org (July 30, 2018)

Local 33 demands science investment – Yale Daily News (April 24, 2018)

On the road to Memphis: Connecticut UNITE HERE members help make history People’s World (April 10, 2018)

Labor Groups Launch Effort on Grad Student Unions – Inside Higher Ed (March 16, 2018)

Coalition calls for PR divestment – Yale Daily News (February 21, 2018)

Lawmakers, officials, unions want Yale to forgive Puerto Rican debt – New Haven Register (February 20, 2018)

Yale University Under the Spotlight for its Investment in Puerto Rican Debt – The Intercept (February 20, 2018)

Students criticize University investments at teach-in – Yale Daily News (February 5, 2018)

Local 33 criticizes Yale investments – Yale Daily News (February 2, 2018)

2017

Fossil Free Yale, Local 33 rally outside Woodbridge – Yale Daily News (December 9, 2017)

Universities are also to blame for the GOP’s ‘grad student tax’The Washington Post (November 29, 2017)

SUN rallies with Local 33 – Yale Daily News (November 17, 2017)

Fossil Free Yale, Local 33 join forces – Yale Daily News (November 16, 2017)

Students protest Yale link to transmission line – Yale Daily News (November 6, 2017)

Yale workers, supporters hold rally for union validation – WTNH (November 4, 2017)

The Ivy League Has An Unexpected Friend In Donald Trump – Huffington Post (October 29, 2017)

New Haven neighborhood’s response to killing: unity and demand for jobs – People’s World (September 29, 2017)

Graduate Students on These 7 Campuses Are Fighting for Their Labor Rights – The Nation (August 8, 2017)

The great awakening of New England laborPeople’s World (July 18, 2017)

At Yale, Protests Mark A Fight To Recognize Union For Grad Students​ – NPR (June 16, 2017)

Just the Beginning, Yale – n + 1 (May 26, 2017)

DECKER: Why I’m Marching – New Haven Independent (May 22, 2017)

Yale Unionization Backers Protest Commencement — Wall Street Journal (May 22, 2017)

Yale Graduate Students Shut Down Streets At Commencement — BuzzFeed News (May 22, 2017)

Eventful Yale commencement includes protest, interruption — Associated Press (May 22, 2017)

More Than 1,000 Protest In Favor Of Graduate Union At Yale Commencement – Hartford Courant (May 22, 2017)

Fasts End As Grads, Protesters Fill Streets – New Haven Independent (May 22, 2017)

Yale Graduate Student Union Holds Protest on Graduation Day NBC Connecticut (May 22, 2017)

Union protestors march peacefully through New Haven during Yale commencement – New Haven Register (May 22, 2017)

Protesters take to the streets during Yale graduation WTNH (May 22, 2017)

Yale graduate student teachers loud, but not disruptive – Fox 61 (May 22, 2017)

Yale grad teachers, union members protest ahead of commencement – Eyewitness News (May 22, 2017)

Yale commencement takes place in New Haven, as more than 1,500 protest – New Haven Register (May 22, 2017)

LGBT activist visits Yale amid union battle – Fox 61 (May 21, 2017)

23 grad student workers arrested as Yale hunger strike continues – Salon (May 21, 2017)

Day in court for arrested Yale protesters –WTNH (May 19, 2017)

With commencement weekend ahead, these Yale GTAs continue to fast for Union rights – Daily Kos (May 18, 2017)

Yale protesters plan big crowds during commencement ceremonies WTNH (May 18, 2017)

Yale stays invested in fossil fuel industries, student reports say in New Haven– New Haven Register (May 17, 2017)

3 Weeks In, Steely Resolve Exhibited – New Haven Independent (May 17, 2017)

Risk and Reason/The Wrong Side of History: On the Yale University Unionization Efforts – Los Angeles Review of Books (May 16, 2017)

Yale concerned about potential for graduation protests – Fox 61 (May 16, 2017)

Yale teachers, community members join together in front of university president’s house – WTNH (May 16, 2017)

Labor activists expected to protest at Yale’s 316th commencement in New Haven on Monday – New Haven Register (May 16, 2017)

Yale administration speaks out amidst growing concerns over protests on campus – WTNH (May 15, 2017)

Local 33 plans major Commencement Day protest – Yale Daily News (May 15, 2017)

Yale: Hunger Strike Reaches Two Weeks – USA Today (May 12, 2017)

BATTISTONI: Why I’m Fasting With Other Graduate Students at Yale – Chronicle of Higher Education (May 12, 2017)

POWERS: I was arrested for protesting against sexual harassment at Yale. I won’t stop. – Washington Post (May 12, 2017)

YALE LAW FACULTY: Time to negotiate – Yale Daily News (May 12, 2017)

Why Yale Graduate Teachers Were Arrested for Fighting Workplace Sexual Harassment – Feministing (May 12, 2017)

MATTEI: History Will Judge Yale Harshly – New Haven Independent (May 12, 2017)

Demonstration by Grad-Student Union at Yale Furthers Tensions Over Hunger Strike – Chronicle of Higher Education (May 11, 2017)

23 Yale protesters arrested after blocking traffic in New Haven Thursday morning – WTNH (May 11, 2017)

Almost Two Dozen Arrested During Yale Protest – CBS Connecticut (May 11, 2017)

Local 33 members stage sit-in; 23 arrested – Yale Daily News (May 11, 2017)

23 union protesters arrested in New Haven after shutting down intersections — New Haven Register (May 11, 2017)

23 Arrested In Yale Union Protest – New Haven Independent (May 11, 2017)

Yale draws fire from New Hampshire over Northern Pass project — New Haven Register (May 11, 2017)

MOE: Some Yale teachers are refusing to eat in protest at the university. I’m one of them – The Guardian (May 10, 2017)

On Day 14, Hundreds Rally For Fasters – New Haven Independent (May 10, 2017)

Two weeks into hunger strike, hundreds march against Yale – Yale Daily News (May 10, 2017)

KLEIN: Why Yale Graduate Students Are on a Hunger Strike – The New York Times (May 9, 2017)

DeLauro, Harp encourage protesters in union fight against Yale — New Haven Register (May 9, 2017)

Yale student teachers’ hunger strike reaches Day 14 – WTNH (May 9, 2017)

The Higher-Education Crisis Is a Labor CrisisThe Nation  (May 9, 2017)

Hunger strike at Yale hits two-week mark – Eyewitness News (May 8, 2017)

Yale: Republican Group Picnics Next to Hunger Strike — USA Today (May 6, 2017)

SOM Becomes “Trump University” – New Haven Independent (May 5, 2017)

Yale student teachers march, hunger strikers sit outside School of Management in New Haven — New Haven Register (May 5, 2017)

Yale Graduate Student Hunger Strike Seeks Union Contract –Democracy Now! (May 5, 2017)

First Fasting Replacement Steps In– New Haven Independent (May 5, 2017)

Hunger Strikers At Yale Have Entered Their Second Week Without Food – BuzzFeed News (May 4, 2017)

Why Yale’s Graduate Student Union Hunger Strike Matters – Feministing (May 4, 2017)

Child’s Play Highlights Potential Negotiating Issue – New Haven Independent (May 4, 2017)

Yale Graduate Students Continue Hunger Strike Over Union Negotiations – WNPR (May 3, 2017)

Rock Star Hydrates The Yale Fasters – New Haven Independent (May 2, 2017)

Yale fasters draw visit from singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge in New Haven — New Haven Register (May 2, 2017)

Yale grad teachers still on hunger strike over union negotiations – WTNH (May 2, 2017)

How The Bow-Shed Crew Outwitted Yale – New Haven Independent (May 1, 2017)

Student teachers at Yale on ‘indefinite’ hunger strike – ABC News (May 1, 2017)

Sen. Blumenthal visits Local 33 in Beinecke – Yale Daily News (April 30, 2017)

Yale grad student fasters redirect New Haven pizza delivery, visit with Blumenthal — New Haven Register (April 30, 2017)

Yale College Republicans hold BBQ near Local 33 – Yale Daily News (April 30, 2017)

DeLauro Pledges Support For Fasting Protesters– New Haven Independent (April 29, 2017)

Yale grad students still fasting while College Republicans feast — New Haven Register (April 28, 2017)

Graduate teachers camp out at Yale, refuse to eat until contract negotiations — WTNH (April 27, 2017)

Call It A “Moveable Fast” – New Haven Independent (April 27, 2017)

Local 33 camps outside Woodbridge Hall for hunger strike – Yale Daily News (April 27, 2017)

Yale graduate student union continues hunger strike in New Haven — New Haven Register (April 27, 2017)

Yale graduate teachers begin fast to push for union contract negotiations — WTNH (April 26, 2017)

Local 33 members begin hunger strike – Yale Daily News (April 26, 2017)

Yale Graduate Students Wage Hunger Strike To Force Union Contract Negotiations – WNPR (April 26, 2017)

GREENBERG: Why I’m Fasting – New Haven Independent (April 26, 2017)

Demonstrators gather at Yale, protest lack of union contract negotiations — WTNH (April 26, 2017)

Yale grad students pledge hunger strike to press union bid — Associated Press (April 26, 2017)

Yale grad students begin starving themselves to force union negotiations – Mic (April 25, 2017)

Yale grad students go on hunger strike over union flap — New Haven Register (April 25, 2017)

Stop Disenfranchising My Friends, Yale – Down Magazine (April 20, 2017)

GREENBERG: Trump or us, Yale? – Yale Daily News (April 13, 2017)

Stalling For Trump? – New Haven Independent (April 13, 2017)

Local 33 extends deadline for negotiations – Yale Daily News (April 13, 2017)

Rally calls on Yale to negotiate with grad students – New Haven Register (April 12, 2017)

Stop Disenfranchising Me, Yale – Down Magazine (April 10, 2017)

Local 33 presents Yale with petition signed by more than 10,000 – Yale Daily News (April 6, 2017)

GREENBERG: Onward Together – Yale Daily News (February 27, 2017)

Yale graduate students vote to form a union – Washington Post (February 24, 2017)

Graduate Students Push for Unions at More Private Colleges – Wall Street Journal (February 24, 2017)

Graduate Students Vote To Unionize At Yale University – Associated Press (February 24, 2017)

Yale Graduate Student Teachers Vote In Favor Of Union – Law360 (February 24, 2017)

Graduate Students in 6 Departments at Yale Vote to Unionize – Chronicle of Higher Education (February 24, 2017)

Yale Grad Students Unionize – Insider Higher Ed (February 24, 2017)

More than Survival – Down Magazine (February 23, 2017)

INOUYE: A community that sticks together – Yale Daily News (February 22, 2017)

CANAVAN: A Simple Choice – Yale Daily News (February 22, 2017)

KLEIN: A History of University Labor – Yale Daily News (February 22, 2017)

Why I’m Voting For Local 33 – New Haven Independent (February 21, 2017)

Bringing Unions to the Fight – Jacobin Magazine (February 17, 2017)

DENNING: Living Labor History – Yale Daily News (February 15, 2017)

​NLRB Orders Union Elections for Yale Graduate Students – ABC News (January 26, 2017)

NLRB: Yale Grad Students May Vote on Union – Inside HigherEd (January 26, 2017)

Yale grad students win bid for form ‘micro units’ – Reuters (January 26, 2017)

NLRB rules in favor of Local 33 – Yale Daily News (January 25, 2017)

Yale University graduate students in 9 departments given right to hold union elections – New Haven Register (January 25, 2017)

NLRB Orders Yale Grad Student Union Vote – New Haven Independent (January 25, 2017)

2016

‘We’ve fought for decades’ – US graduate teachers win workers’ rights — The Guardian (November 7, 2016)

Local 33 Takes to the Photo Booth — New Haven Independent (November 3, 2016)

Departmental Grad Assistant Organizing May Succeed – Bloomberg BNA (October 20, 2016)

CANAVAN: A different way to deal – Yale Daily News (October 18, 2016)

KARACAYLI: A union in physics – Yale Daily News (October 11, 2016)

Yale challenges Local 33 petitions in court – Yale Daily News (September 13, 2016)

GREENBERG: It’s all up from here – Yale Daily News (September 9, 2016)

It’s Game On for Grad Students After NLRB Rules They Can Unionize – In These Times (September 9, 2016)

RAMESH: At Yale, a graduate student union vote at last – CT Viewpoints (September 2, 2016)

Graduate Students, the Laborers of Academia – The New Yorker (August 31, 2016)

Yale graduate students look to unionize after labor board ruling – The Washington Post (August 30, 2016)

Grad Students File For Union Recognition – New Haven Independent (August 29, 2016)

Yale Graduate Students Prepare To Unionize – BuzzFeed News (August 29, 2016)

Yale student workers file for union rights – BBC News (August 29, 2016)

After Columbia – n+1 (August 26, 2016)

Graduate students win recognition as employees – Marketplace (August 24, 2016)

Unions in the Ivory Tower – The New York Times (August 24, 2016)

Workers, Too – Jacobin (August 2016)

Yale grad students say mental health care in ‘crisis’, university adds therapists – The New Haven Register (March 19, 2016)

Yale Is Depriving Graduate Students of Their Rights – The Nation (March 18, 2016)

Yale grad students start a union. Next, they must win bargaining rights. – The Washington Post (March 11, 2016)

Fiery rhetoric at founding convention for new union of Yale grad students – New Haven Register (March 9, 2016)

Forum: Yale’s decision to cut graduate teacher pay shameful – New Haven Register (March 8, 2016)

Call for Yale grad student union renewed as New Haven community leaders seek more university, hospital jobs – New Haven Register (February 29, 2016)

SESSIONS: Troubled by teaching changes – Yale Daily News (February 26, 2016)

JURKEVICS: Affordable child care now – Yale Daily News (February 19, 2016)

MAO: From depression to deportation – Yale Daily News (February 3, 2016)

2015

Chinese Language Press Coverage of Grant Mao’s Fight for Reinstatement:

Who’s Fighting the Mental-Health Crisis on Campus? Unions. – The Nation (December 29, 2015)

Yale Triggers Protests After Expelling Depressed Student – Bloomberg (December 22, 2015)

Expelled Yale Student Joins Push For More Mental Health Care – The Hartford Courant (December 11, 2015)

Protesters say Yale needs to improve mental health care – New Haven Register (December 8, 2015)

GESO joins Next Yale for teach-in – Yale Daily News (November 19, 2015)

DECKER: A deafening silence – Yale Daily News (November 18, 2015)

Graduate students fight back at Yale: “I’m trying to support myself and my son … but it’s not working” – Salon (October 20, 2015)

Grad students call for better mental health services – Yale Daily News (October 20, 2015)

Yale Grad Students Push for Union Rights – Public News Service (October 19, 2015)

Hundreds March For GESO – New Haven Independent (October 16, 2015)

Yale graduate students demand to unionize – WTNH (October 15, 2015)

Massive crowd rallies in New Haven for union rights for Yale grad student workers – The New Haven Register (October 15, 2015)

Could Yale Graduate Students Be the Next to Unionize? – The Nation (May 6, 2015)

GESO Delivers Grievances To Yale Provost – New Haven Register (May 5, 2015)

GESO presents grievances to Warner House – Yale Daily News (April 23, 2015)

Why Graduate Students of America Are UnitingThe Atlantic (April 15, 2015)

Yale grad students raise concern about university’s undergrad enrollment growth – New Haven Register (March 7, 2015)

2014

Grad School to fund sixth year for humanities, social science students – Yale Daily News (December 16, 2014)

Inspired By NYU, GESO Reemerges In Force – New Haven Independent (October 21, 2014)

Malloy fires up Yale grad students fighting to unionize – New Haven Register (October 21, 2014)

Yale graduate students petition to form union – New Haven Register (April 30, 2014)