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The Baltimore Business Journal Reported on Our Tentative Agreement!

 

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The Baltimore Sun has an article out on our tentative agreement!

The Baltimore Sun has an article out on our tentative agreement!

“It’s definitely a relief to get to this point,” said Andrew Eneim, a fifth-year Ph.D student and TRU member who’s helped organize the union for the past four years. “It’s why we did all this work in the first place.

You can read it in full here (courtesy of Yahoo Finance): https://finance.yahoo.com/news/johns-hopkins-graduate-student-workers-160700237.html

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“Working People” Interviewed Some Of Our Members on the Picket Line!

The labor podcast “Working People” interviewed some of our members on the picket line! Listen here:
https://workingpeople.libsyn.com/shut-it-down-on-the-ground-at-johns-hopkins-grad-unions-practice-picket

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The Johns Hopkins Newsletter Reported on Our Practice Picket!

Johns Hopkins Newsletter interviewed some of our members on the picket line!

One of the lead organizers, Janvi Madhani, explained the purpose of the picket and their disagreements with University administration in an interview with The News-Letter.

“Our members of TRU-UE, which represents over 3,400 graduate workers at Hopkins, are demonstrating for a fair contract,” she said. “We have three demands for this picket. We will not settle for a contract that does not meet the demands of a union shop, the recognition of our work as work and fair compensation in the form of fair wages and benefits.”

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WYPR Coverage of Our Recent Practice Picket!

WYPR, our local public radio station had some coverage of our recent practice picket!

Wisam Awadallah, a doctoral candidate in Hopkins’ school of medicine, said the point of a practice picket is to show the union is ready to strike.

“For the last nine months, the university has done everything they can to stall and be obstructionist,” Awadallah said. “Our labor provides all the prestige and work that make this university run. We want them to know that without us they can’t be the Johns Hopkins they want to be.”