NYU Urges NLRB To Keep Precedent On Grad-Student Unions

Law360, New York (August 7, 2012, 5:49 PM EDT) -- New York University asked the National Labor Relations Board on Monday not to overturn a Bush-era decision finding most graduate students could not unionize, saying the original precedent should be interpreted based on a university's particular circumstances and not broadly reversed as sought by unions.

In a reply brief, NYU argued that labor unions had ignored the record of the case when they urged the NLRB to reverse the 2004 Brown University decision, which said graduate student assistants are not employees under the National Labor Relations...
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