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.