Lindsay Bartkowski

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Lindsay Bartkowski is a PhD candidate in the department of English at Temple University. She serves as the Staff Organizer for the Temple University Graduate Students’ Association (TUGSA, AFT Local #6290) and as an at-large member on the steering committee of the Working-Class Studies Association.

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Lindsay Bartkowski is a PhD candidate in the department of English at Temple University. She serves as the Staff Organizer for the Temple University Graduate Students’ Association (TUGSA, AFT Local #6290) and as an at-large member on the steering committee of the Working-Class Studies Association.


Graduate Workers: We ARE Workers, and We Need Unions.

by on November 17, 2019

Last month, the National Labor Relations Board proposed a new rule that would reclassify graduate workers at private institutions as students, not workers, and therefore rescind their collective bargaining rights. By claiming graduate workers’ relationship to their university is primarily educational and not economic, the majority-Trump-appointed NLRB threatens to undermine decades of labor organizing.

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