UIC GEO Statement Against Discrimination and In Support of Academic Freedom

The Graduate Employees Organization, Local 6297, AFT-IFT, is deeply dismayed to learn of the horrifying racial discrimination that Chuck Conner, a fellow University of Illinois-Chicago employee, has faced on the job. All workers on campus…

Unity Rally and Staff Layoff Protest at UIC Wednesday, July 30

UIC announced this past week that they will eliminate 250 full-time employees at the Medical Center starting August 15th but have been vague about where those cuts will come and whether or not they will affect patient care…

Join the Bargaining Research Committee! First Meeting Wednesday, June 4th

Dear GEO members,   The GEO is launching a campaign for a stronger contract, and we invite you to join us as we fight for better wages, working conditions, and fewer fees for graduate workers.…

Workers Memorial Day Today, 6:30-8:00 pm at Uri-Eichen Gallery

The GEO is a proud co-sponsor of the Workers Memorial Day, happening today from 6:30-8:00 pm at the Uri-Eichen Gallery (2101 S. Halsted).  Come discuss plans for how we as consumers and a community can…

The 2014 Steering Committee Election Results Plus Campus Care Survey

2014 GEO Officer Election Results Co-President: Jen Phillis (English) and Karen Cralli (Hispanic and Italian Studies) Secretary: Ben Linder (Anthropology) Treasurer: Dan Ingebretson (Math) Organizing Chair: Andrea Herrera (Latin American and Latino Studies) Communications Chair:…

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Campus Care Questions and Answers from David Wurster

Campus Care Questions and Answers from David Wurster

The following questions were submitted from the GEO membership to David Wurster, Director of Campus Care, for the February 25th General Membership…

GEO Elections and General Membership Meeting

GEO Elections and General Membership Meeting On Tuesday, April 22 from…

Update on United Faculty: Strike Averted, Tentative Contract Settlement Reached

Yesterday, United Faculty reached a tentative agreement for both the…

Important: UIC SEIU files notice of Intent to Strike

Yesterday, April 11th, our union brothers and sisters in Service…