Why Yale’s Graduate Student Union Hunger Strike Matters

6May - by mh - 0 - In News

Why Yale’s Graduate Student Union Hunger Strike Matters

Students from Yale’s newly-formed graduate student union, Local 33-UNITE HERE, declared an indefinite hunger strike last week in protest of the University administration’s refusal to engage in collective bargaining with them. Yale’s graduate students voted in February to unionize, and would be one of the first to do so since the National Labor …