Solidarity!

Solidarity with the Waukegan Teachers’ Council

Solidarity with the Waukegan Teachers’ Council

The UIC Graduate Employees Organization (Local 6297, IFT/AFT, AFL-CIO) calls on the Waukegan Board of Education to negotiate in good faith with the Waukegan Teachers’ Council to come to a quick resolution of their on-going contract negotiations. Waukegan teachers have been without a contract since June and this is the fourth year in a row Read More →

Important: UIC SEIU files notice of Intent to Strike

Important: UIC SEIU files notice of Intent to Strike

Yesterday, April 11th, our union brothers and sisters in Service Employees International United (SEIU) Local 73 at UIC officially filed a notice of their Intent to Strike. They have been working without a contract for almost two years yet the University has constantly stalled negotiations and have bargained unprofessionally. We are calling on all GEO Read More →

Solidarity Letter In Support of UC Graduate Employees

Solidarity Letter In Support of UC Graduate Employees

President Janet Napolitano University of California Office of the President 1111 Franklin Street Oakland, CA 94607 April 7, 2014 Dear President Napolitano, The University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate Employees Organization (UIC GEO) is writing on behalf of its 1500 members to demand that you end the continuous Unfair Labor Practices against the workers of Read More →

Solidarity Message from the Coalition of Graduate Employees, Local 6069!

Solidarity Message from the Coalition of Graduate Employees, Local 6069!

Solidarity with the Indiana University Strike

Solidarity with the Indiana University Strike

To: Indiana University Students, Staff, and Faculty The UIC GEO stands in solidarity with the IU students, staff and faculty in their pursuit of fair and equal treatment under University guidelines. It has come to the attention of the UIC GEO that individuals at IU have come together to fight for educational justice, a struggle Read More →

GEO Solidarity Letter from UIC United Facultyhttp://uic-geo.net/mainsite/?p=521

GEO Solidarity Letter from UIC United Facultyhttp://uic-geo.net/mainsite/?p=521

The members of UIC United Faculty Local 6456 stand in solidarity with the members of the UIC Graduate Employees Organization Local 6297 as they fight for a fair contract. We demand that the University recognizes the vital work that graduate assistants perform on campus and provide a reasonable proposal with a living wage. The University’s Read More →

GEO Message of Solidarity From Dr. Cornel West

GEO Message of Solidarity From Dr. Cornel West

The members of GEO received a major message of support yesterday from none other than Dr. Cornel West, well-known social justice activist, author, and professor. He says: “I wholeheartedly support my brothers and sisters of the UIC GEO! Stay strong and stand tall! Love, Cornel West” Thanks, Dr. West, for the message of solidarity!

In Solidarity with SEIU Local 73!

In Solidarity with SEIU Local 73!

March 12, 2013   Dear Chancellor Wise and the Board of Trustees,   The University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate Employees Organization (UIC GEO) is writing on behalf of its 1500 members to demand that you respect the collective bargaining process and immediately reach an agreement with Service Employees International United Local 73 (SEIU). It Read More →

UIC GEO Stands in Solidarity with SEIU Local 73!

June 1, 2012 The University of Illinois at Chicago Graduate Employees Organization (UIC GEO, IFT/AFT Local 6297, AFL-CIO), the union of 1400 Teaching and Graduate Assistants at UIC, supports SEIU Local 73 and its efforts to attain a fair contract in recognition of the important work its members do at the university. The UIC administration Read More →

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