Effects of Unionization on Graduate Student Employees: Faculty-Student Relations, Academic Freedom, and Pay

@article{Rogers2013EffectsOU,
  title={Effects of Unionization on Graduate Student Employees: Faculty-Student Relations, Academic Freedom, and Pay},
  author={Sean Edmund Rogers and Adrienne E. Eaton and Paula Beth Vogel Voos},
  journal={Industrial \& Labor Relations Review},
  year={2013},
  volume={66},
  pages={487 - 510}
}
In cases involving unionization of graduate student research and teaching assistants at private U.S. universities, the National Labor Relations Board has, at times, denied collective bargaining rights on the presumption that unionization would harm faculty-student relations and academic freedom. Using survey data collected from PhD students in five academic disciplines across eight public U.S. universities, the authors compare represented and non-represented graduate student employees in terms… 

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