Service + Solidarity Spotlight: 2022’s Largest Union Campaigns All on Campus


Working people across the United States have stepped up to help out our friends, neighbors and communities during these trying times. In our regular Service + Solidarity Spotlight series, we'll showcase one of these stories every day. Here’s today’s story.

2022 has been an incredible year for worker organizing in every sector of the economy all across the United States. And with union approval at a sky-high 72% among people under the age of 35, it makes sense some of the largest organizing campaigns this year have been on college campuses.

According to data analyzed by Daily Union Elections, the top five largest union election petition filings of 2022 have all been among graduate workers. This includes 4,000 graduate workers at Yale University who are organizing with UNITE HERE Local 33.