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UMD student coalition teams up with Maryland delegate to push collective bargaining rights

The Fearless Student Employees Coalition is teaming up with a Maryland delegate this semester to gain collective bargaining rights for undergraduate and graduate student workers in the University System of Maryland.

While the Maryland House of Delegates and Maryland Senate are in session, the Fearless Student Employees Coalition ā€” a student group formed last semester that comprises the Graduate Student Government, SGA, Student Labor Action Project, United Academics of Maryland and Graduate Assistant Advisory Committee ā€” is working with Del. Marc Korman to write legislation that would overturn prior measures that keep student workers from being able to collectively bargain, said Katie Brown, GSG public relations vice president. Collective bargaining rights allow for workers to negotiate their pay and their work.

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