TA/GAs on Strike
New York University - up-and-coming institution, aspirations of Ivy League. Of course, the decision that they had been forced to swallow some years ago that ruled that their graduate teaching assistants were, in fact, doing
So - now, the grad students are on strike. This means: if the university won't recognize them as workers, they won't engage in the activities that are, in fact, work for the university.
In the best valuation of academic freedom and intellectual honesty, which the university insists having a union restricted, the administration of the university inserted overseers into the virtual classroom program - demonstrating their great faith in those grand values espoused above.