Get Involved!, GA (General Assembly) on Saturday, Nov. 16th at 1 pm

The Coalition of Graduate Workers will be holding the General Membership Assembly (GA) on Saturday, November 16th at 1:00 PM in Swallow Hall room 101.We have to appoint new officers and adopt a new constitution to govern the union so this is an important meeting to attend!All members can and are encouraged to attend. YouContinue reading “Get Involved!, GA (General Assembly) on Saturday, Nov. 16th at 1 pm”

October 2019 Newsletter

CGW Introduction We Choose to Organize! The university continues to actively block CGW’s constitutional right to organize. We, CGW, are and always will be focused on fighting for fair and humane working and living conditions for the graduate employees of the University of Missouri. Our mission started in 2015 and continues to this day. OurContinue reading “October 2019 Newsletter”

First General Membership Meeting

The Coalition of Graduate Workers will be holding the first General Membership Assembly (GA) of the 2018-2019 school year on September 15th at 1:00 PM in Swallow Hall room 101. We have to adopt a new constitution to govern the union so this is an important meeting to attend! All members can and are encouragedContinue reading “First General Membership Meeting”

Congratulations to the 2018-19 Coordinating Committee!

At today’s CGW General Membership Meeting, members elected the 2018-19 Coordinating Committee, which will take over responsibility for the Local on June 1st. Congratulations to the new officers! From left to right: Simona Perales Simkins, Co-Chair Michael Vierling, Co-Chair Nathan Katz, Financial Officer Rebecca Lukasak, Organizing and Grievance Officer Drew Amidei, Corresponding and Recording OfficerContinue reading “Congratulations to the 2018-19 Coordinating Committee!”

General Membership Meeting, 5/5/18

CGW will hold a General Membership Meeting on May 5th, 2018, at 10:00 AM in Swallow Hall 101. The meeting is scheduled to last until 12:00 PM. The agenda can be found here. A full packet containing officer reports and other meeting materials will be provided to members via email on April 28th and onContinue reading “General Membership Meeting, 5/5/18”

This is It: #WeAreWorkers Rally Tomorrow!

JOIN THE COALITION OF GRADUATE WORKERS AT NOON ON FRIDAY, APRIL 20TH, OUTSIDE THE BOONE COUNTY COURTHOUSE TO SHOW YOUR SUPPORT FOR WORKERS’ RIGHTS! Official hashtags: #WeAreWorkers and #RecognizeMe Facebook Event Page Two years ago today, graduate workers at the University of Missouri overwhelmingly chose to form a union: our union. And for two years,Continue reading “This is It: #WeAreWorkers Rally Tomorrow!”

A Resolution Regarding the Closing of Graduate Programs.

Resolution #1718-13 A Resolution Regarding the Closing of Graduate Programs BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, ┬áthe Task Force on Academic Program Analysis, Enhancement and Opportunities recommended closing 27 graduate programs including Agricultural Education, Art History & Archaeology, Classical Studies, Nuclear Engineering, Romance Languages, Biochemistry, Medical Pharmacology & Physiology, MolecularContinue reading “A Resolution Regarding the Closing of Graduate Programs.”

A Resolution to Honor the Former Officers of the Forum on Graduate Rights and the Coalition of Graduate Workers.

Resolution #1718-12: A Resolution to Honor the Former Officers of the Forum on Graduate Rights and the Coalition of Graduate Workers. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS those who do not know their history are doomed to repeat it; and WHEREAS in the early days of the movement for graduateContinue reading “A Resolution to Honor the Former Officers of the Forum on Graduate Rights and the Coalition of Graduate Workers.”

A Resolution to Continue the Local’s Membership in Missouri Jobs with Justice.

Resolution #1718-11 A Resolution to Continue the Local’s Membership in Missouri Jobs with Justice. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS Missouri Jobs with Justice is a coalition of community, labor, student, and religious organizations in communities across the state of Missouri dedicated to showing mutual support for the member organizations’Continue reading “A Resolution to Continue the Local’s Membership in Missouri Jobs with Justice.”