State rejects union lawsuit claiming University of Minnesota interference

Graduate assistants at the U of M filed a claim alleging the school tried to stifle talks about unionization and attempts to organize. MPR reports the Bureau of Mediation Services ruled there was no proof the university interfered with the election. In March, grad assistants voted 62 percent against a union and 38 percent in favor of it -- the fifth time the assistants have tried to join a union.
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Graduate assistants at the U of M filed a claim alleging the school tried to stifle talks about unionization and attempts to organize. MPR reports the Bureau of Mediation Services ruled there was no proof the university interfered with the election. In March, grad assistants voted 62 percent against a union and 38 percent in favor of it -- the fifth time the assistants have tried to join a union.

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