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Worker unions at Duke, explained

(09/20/22 1:33am)

Unions are formally recognized bodies of workers who join together to establish collective bargaining power in a workplace. Recognized unions at Duke span dining, publishing, transit and academics. They include the American Federation of State, Council, and Municipal Employees Local 77; the Duke Faculty Union; the Amalgamated Transit Union Local 1328; and the Duke University Press Workers Union. Currently, Duke Graduate Students Union is in the process of seeking recognition. 


Duke administrative staff declined to accept demand letter from graduate students union, per organizer

(09/17/22 3:35pm)

Following the Duke Graduate Students Union’s Thursday rally, students attempted to deliver a letter to President Vincent Price asking Duke to voluntarily recognize the union and were told by administrative staff they could not accept it, according to an organizer.  













Students isolate in their dorm rooms after Duke COVID-19 isolation housing briefly reaches capacity Jan. 29

(02/09/22 6:01am)

Students who tested positive for COVID-19 last weekend isolated themselves in their dorm rooms after Duke reached maximum capacity in isolation housing on Jan. 29, according to an email from Student Health obtained by The Chronicle.