“Things are extremely polarized in terms of union organizing. Any attempt is going to be very contentious.”
— Hamline University employment-law professor David Larson to the Minnesota Daily on the national atmosphere around union organizing — just as the U’s graduate assistants vote this week on whether they’ll form a union.
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Some bits from my prior coverage:
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Alex Friedrich reports on higher education issues for MPR News. Among the stories he has covered: the fall of the Berlin Wall, aftermath of Hurricane Katrina, collapse of the I-35W bridge in Minneapolis, 2003 Moscow suicide bombing and 2004 presidential elections in the Republic of Georgia. He holds a bachelor’s degree in journalism from the University of Georgia and a master’s in European political economy from the London School of Economics.