State Certifies NJIT Graduate and Postdoc Workers Union

Union vote verified while AFT national reaches 1.5 million-member milestone

NEWARK…A unique group of high-tech academics workers at the New Jersey Institute of Technology has voted to unionize, the state’s Public Employee Relations Commission (PERC) announced today. Graduate and postdoctoral workers at the state’s leading technology university have formed a union to advocate for better working conditions and healthcare benefits—the second graduate worker union in the state and the first whose composition includes postdoctoral workers.…

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NJIT Graduate and Postdoc Workers Unionize

Research and teaching assistants unite to form United Council of Academics at NJIT

NEWARK…More than 450 graduate and postdoctoral workers at the state’s leading technology university have formed a union to advocate for better working conditions and healthcare benefits. Members of the new union work throughout the New Jersey Institute of Technology’s (NJIT) departments on a range of topics from planning green cities to strengthening first responses to national emergencies.…

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