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Reclaim the Commons

Time’s Up, Management

Management has done nothing to address the demands of the Reclaim the Commons campaign, demands that have been endorsed by the DGSC. Two of our deadlines for them passed on […]

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News

Graduate student workers at the University of Chicago vote to unionize!

After some fifteen years of fighting an organizing, University of Chicago graduate student workers have won union representation! Let’s all keep an eye out for how we can support them […]

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GC Admin News Reclaim the Commons

Notes from the March on the Boss / (Not) Graduate Council Meeting, March 15, 2023

After the GC administration canceled the March 15 Graduate Council meeting with short notice due to ‚Äúspace limitations,” members of the GC community still gathered in the Dining Commons at […]

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Legislation News

NLRB rules that MIT students who receive fellowships are not employees

The NLRB ruled, ridiculously, that MIT graduate students who do instructional and research work are not employees because “the compensation received by the fellows is not directly tied to completing […]

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News

March 31 CUNY Cross-Campus Organizing Dinner

Are you tired of the austerity regime that pays us poverty wages? Do you believe CUNY should be free again for students? Are you ready to connect and organize with […]

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Resolutions

Resolution in Support of Trans People and Education Workers Fighting Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills Nationwide

The following resolution was passed at our March 10, 2023 GC PSC chapter meeting. PSC-GC Resolution in Support of Trans People and Education Workers Fighting Anti-LGBTQ+ Bills Nationwide Whereas as […]

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Meeting notes

March 3, 2023 Labor/Management Meeting Notes

Agenda Items Payment issues Update on unallocated NYSHIP money Employee recognition event Savings plan memo (i.e. budget cuts) Information request for graduate student titles Emergency funding for science students Preventative […]

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Temple Strike

Grad students at Temple to vote on new tentative agreement

As of Thursday, March 9, TUGSA (the union representing Temple grad workers) has reached a new tentative agreement with the University. Members will now vote on that agreement. Union representatives […]

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News Rutgers

Rutgers University passes strike authorization vote!

Members of Rutgers’ two unions that represent almost 8,000 faculty, graduate students, and staff voted to authorize a strike on Friday, March 10. Workers have been out of contract for […]

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The People’s Hearing on Racism at CUNY was amazing!

For all of you who weren’t able to be with us on March 9, the People’s Hearing on Racism at CUNY was a powerful and beautiful experience. Over a hundred […]

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