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Case Number: 01-RC-325456

Date Filed: 09/11/2023

Status: Closed

Location: Waltham, MA

Region Assigned: Region 01, Boston, Massachusetts

Tally Issued Date:10/17/2023


No. of Eligible Voters:290

Void Ballots:1

Total Ballots Counted:154

Challenged Ballots:22

Votes for Labor Union:154

Tally Type:Initial

Ballot Type:Single Labor Organization

Unit ID:A

Votes Against:5

Challenges Determinative:No

Reason Closed:Certific. of Representative

Labor Union:Service Employees International Union, Local 509

Voting Unit (Unit A):Included: all PhD student employees who are enrolled in a Brandeis University PhD program and receive compensation in exchange for providing research services, including but not limited to, the following titles: Research Assistant, Student PhD Research Assistant, and Student Graduate Research Assistant, Training Grant Assistants, and Training Grant Fellows. Excluded: all fellows/PhD candidates enrolled in the University’s PhD programs in a non-service status (defined to be those students who, regardless of title, are not required to provide research services in exchange for a stipend or other funding provided by the University), and all other graduate students, undergraduate students, all graduate students in the Rabb School of Continuing Studies, graduate students receiving University Prize instructorships and all other employees, managers, confidential employees, guards, and supervisors as defined in the Act. If a majority of valid ballots are cast for Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 509, they will be taken to have indicated the employees’ desire to be included in the existing unit of graduate student workers currently represented by Service Employees International Union (SEIU), Local 509. If a majority of valid ballots are not cast for representation, they will be taken to have indicated the employees desire to remain unrepresented.

Union to Certify:Service Employees International Union, Local 509

Docket Activity

Date sort ascending Document Issued/Filed By
10/25/2023 Certification of Representative NLRB - GC
10/04/2023 Notice of Election NLRB - GC
09/29/2023 Stipulated Election Agreement* NLRB - GC
09/27/2023 RD Order to Reschedule Hearing* NLRB - GC
09/27/2023 Motion to Postpone/Reschedule Hearing Employer
09/11/2023 Signed RC Petition* Petitioner

The Docket Activity list does not reflect all actions in this case.

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Participant Address Phone
Legal Representative
McConnell, Joseph
Morgan Brown & Joy, LLP
200 State Street, Suite 11A
Boston, MA

Bryant, Patrick
Pyle Rome Ehrenberg PC
2 Liberty Square, 10th Fl.
Boston, MA
Brandeis University
Waltham, MA
Service Employees International Union, Local 509
Marlborough, MA

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