NYU Stops Fighting Grad Student Union Election

Law360, New York (November 27, 2013, 1:11 PM ET) -- New York University announced Tuesday that it has reversed course and will allow an election to let graduate students decide whether they want the United Auto Workers to represent them, and the union has in turn agreed to drop National Labor Relations Board proceedings.

NYU and the union had been locking horns since 2005 when university president John Sexton withdrew recognition of the graduate student union. But now the university has agreed to hold an election on a tight timeline and to remain neutral and refrain from...
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