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Unions have had an important role in securing livable wages and benefits, improving working conditions, and giving workers collective power. Unions can also be forces for gender equity and social justice.
At many universities, service workers and faculty, adjunct, and graduate students unionize. We encourage you to see if your current academic institution or alma mater has unions.
Which worker groups have unionized?
Are there any current efforts to organize a new union or bargain for a new contract?
We recommend these articles to start thinking about how unions can play a role in reshaping power structures in academia: