An Inclusive Litany

7/10/00

AFL-CIO Vice President Linda Chavez-Thompson declared Yale University a "sweatshop" because it pays grad students only a modest cash stipend for their part-time duties as teaching assistants, along with free tuition and health coverage. But the The New Republic determined that "extrapolated to a full-time, yearlong, 40-hour-a-week job, Yale graduate students would earn close to $38,000 a year—and that's not even counting the free tuition."

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