Union Representation Election FAQs (Archived)

In an election held November 6-8, 2023, eligible graduate assistants voted to approve the United Electrical, Radio & Machine Workers of America (UE) as their exclusive representative for the purposes of collective bargaining. The members of the bargaining unit are teaching assistants, graduate research assistants, research assistants, and graduate assistants at the Ithaca, Geneva, and Cornell Tech campuses.

In advance of the election, the following FAQs were shared with students to provide information and important considerations regarding graduate student education and unionization.