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California Research Assistants Closer to Union Rights

08/24/2012

Inside Higher Ed - August 24, 2012

The California Senate has sent to Governor Jerry Brown legislation that would allow research assistants at the University of California and California State University systems to unionize, the Associated Press reported. Teaching assistants at the public universities already have that right. Republicans opposed the measure, saying it would increase college costs.