BC Graduate Students Favor Union in Close Election


Boston College graduate students voted in favor of unionization under the United Auto Workers in elections held on campus September 12 and 13.

The vote passed by a margin of 270-224, with 510 of the 778 eligible graduate student voters casting ballots.

"We are disappointed by the results of the election, and will review our legal options with the NLRB in Washington regarding the regional director's decision to approve the election," said Provost David Quigley and Vice President for Human Resources David Trainor in a statement.  

 "We remain committed to supporting our graduate students, whose contribution to the mission of the University we value and appreciate."

—University Communications