Student Workers Rising: How Unionization Could Rein in the Corporate University

2:30 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. Saturday

Bryce

Ofelia Sanchez, University of Central Florida SLAP
Lily Luo, Wellesley College SLAP
Jenna Grady, United Auto Workers Local 2322/Resident Assistant Union
Candice Powell, University of Maryland SLAP
Chris Bangert-Drowns, University of Maryland SLAP
Ian Roche, United Auto Workers Local 2322/Resident Assistant Union
Daniela Kreimerman, Wellesley College SLAP

The notion of working your way through college is dead. In a time when college costs have skyrocketed and wages have stagnated, student employees have come together to build power and form unions. We will explore the key lessons and strategies from undergraduate unionization drives, efforts to increase campus wages and the fight against university retaliation.