We won’t spend a lot of ink talking about all of the union organizing and activity going on across the country except to pose a question that we are asking ourselves: How likely is it that if unions become a more visible component of the educational institutions across the country, graduates entering the workforce will be more likely to have favorable opinions of them?
Already, the latest numbers indicate that unions enjoy a 68% favorability among all Americans, while in the 18-34 age bracket that jumps to 77%. We’ll just list the headlines, and you can answer the question for yourself.
- Grinnell College Becomes First Fully Unionized Undergraduate School in the U.S.
- 48,000 Academic Workers Across University of California Rise In Unison For Equitable Workplaces
- Hundreds Rally for Yale to Recognize Graduate Student Union
- State Certifies New Mexico State University Graduate Student Workers Union
- Indiana University Graduate Students Go on Strike for Union Recognition
- UC Academic Workers Block Westwood Intersection to Protest Pay and Policies
- Student Workers at Washington State University Push to Unionize
- Santa Clara University’s Lecturers and Adjunct Faculty Members Petitioned to hold a Union vote