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NLRB OKs grad student worker unionization, opens up new litigation risks for colleges

Dawn Geske Aug. 24, 2016, 6:17pm

In a landmark decision, the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) has ruled that graduate students employed at private universities have the right to unionize. And while benefits won in potential collective bargaining may increase costs and tuition, it may also open colleges and universities to greater risks of being sued.