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New School Year Brings New Bargaining Units—NLRB Rules That Student Teaching Assistants Can Unionize

Bloomberg BNA Steve Kruzel, Michael Aldana

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For higher education institutions, the start of a school year is typically focused on the details and challenges of beginning a new year. However, courtesy of the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB or Board), private higher education institutions now have something else to consider—the potential that student teaching assistants can now organize into unions for collective bargaining purposes. In this Bloomberg Law Insights article, authors Steven Kruzel and Michael Aldana of Quarles & Brady LLP examine a recent NLRB decision granting graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants at private higher education institutions the right to unionize.