“Defining political issue of our time”: NYU grad student union overwhelmingly votes to boycott Israel over violations of Palestinian human rights
NYU Graduate Student Organizing Committee is first private university labor union to support BDS, as movement grows.
NYU Graduate Worker Union Backs Israel Boycott by Big Margin
New York University’s graduate student worker union has voted by a large margin to join the international boycott, divestment and sanctions movement in support of Palestinian rights.
GSOC Voting on Boycott of Israel
"IT IS incumbent upon people, upon the world, to listen to people who are in situations of occupation and oppression and figure out what we can do to alleviate that situation and make sure that everyone’s human rights are respected," Klassen said.
Building BDS and the union at NYU
NEXT MONTH, graduate student workers at New York University (NYU) will vote on whether their union, GSOC-UAW 2110, will endorse the boycott, divestment and sanctions (BDS) movement in solidarity with Palestine.
Palestinian Rights Campaign Spreads to NYU
ON WEDNESDAY, March 9, members of New York University's Graduate School Organizing Committee (GSOC, a union for graduate employees) met to discuss a drafted referendum being put forward in support of Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against the state of Israel. GSOC's 1,200 graduate workers will vote on this matter come mid-April.