A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members.

Resolution #1718-10 A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, The University of Missouri remains a distinguished and prestigious institute of higher education; and WHEREAS, The completion of an advanced academic degree is a noteworthy accomplishment, worthy of recognition; and WHEREAS, WhileContinue reading “A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members.”

A Resolution to Honor Zach Rubin for his Role as Head Representative.

Resolution #1718-09 A Resolution to Honor Zach Rubin for his Role as Head Representative. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, The heart of the labor movement is the belief that workers should have the ability to democratically make decisions about their own labor and their own working conditions; and WHEREAS,Continue reading “A Resolution to Honor Zach Rubin for his Role as Head Representative.”

Policies for General Assembly Elections.

Internal Policy Proposal #1718-08 Policies for General Assembly Elections. The following changes and additions are hereby made to the elections process for the General Assembly: Given the inherent difficulties with casting electronic ballots anonymously and synchronously with a General Assembly meeting, members must be physically present in order to cast a ballot for elected positionsContinue reading “Policies for General Assembly Elections.”

A Resolution Setting Forth Policies on the Election of Representatives.

Resolution 1718-07 A Resolution Setting Forth Policies on the Election of Representatives. To make for better communication between the Representative Assembly, Coordinating Committee, and individual departments and programs, the term of a department representative shall be recognized by the Representative Assembly from August 1st to July 31st, though departments and programs may elect representatives onContinue reading “A Resolution Setting Forth Policies on the Election of Representatives.”

A Policy Establishing Guidelines for Membership Participation in Working Groups and Committees.

Resolution 1718-06 A Policy Establishing Guidelines for Membership Participation in Working Groups and Committees The following shall apply henceforth to the standing orders of the Representative Assembly: Representatives are strongly encouraged to join and participate in working groups and committees, but there is no set requirement for joining them. The Head Representative shall recruit forContinue reading “A Policy Establishing Guidelines for Membership Participation in Working Groups and Committees.”

A Policy Establishing Rules for Observer Status at Representative Assembly Meetings.

Resolution 1718-05 A Policy Establishing Rules for Observer Status at Representative Assembly Meetings. The following rules shall apply to the Representative Assembly meetings: All general assembly members in good standing are granted automatic non-speaking observer status at representative assembly meetings. In keeping with CGW’s commitment to supporting graduate student families, all children and dependents ofContinue reading “A Policy Establishing Rules for Observer Status at Representative Assembly Meetings.”

General Membership Meeting, 2/17/18

CGW will hold a General Membership Meeting on February 17th, 2018, at 10 AM in Swallow Hall 101. The meeting is scheduled to last until 11:30 AM. The agenda can be found here. Of note, at this meeting we have requested that a representative from our attorneys appear to answer questions from our members aboutContinue reading “General Membership Meeting, 2/17/18”

A Resolution for the Local to Sign the “Real Recourse” Petition.

Resolution #1718-04 A Resolution for the Local to Sign the “Real Recourse” Petition. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, A number of the Coalition of Graduate Workers’ fellow graduate employee union locals have created petition demanding university administrations recognize and bargain with their graduate bodies’ elected exclusive representatives; and WHEREAS,Continue reading “A Resolution for the Local to Sign the “Real Recourse” Petition.”

A Policy to Amend the Budget Procedure Policy.

Resolution #1718-03 A Policy to Amend the Budget Procedure Policy. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS,  At the meeting of the General Membership in February of 2017, that body passed a policy regarding the creation and approval of the local’s annual budget; and WHEREAS,  According to that policy, the local’sContinue reading “A Policy to Amend the Budget Procedure Policy.”

A Resolution in Support of DACA Students

Resolution #1718-01 A Resolution in Support of DACA Students. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, The Coalition of Graduate Workers is founded on the protection and empowerment of vulnerable populations; and WHEREAS, CGW has a past history of stating support for foreign-born students in the face of statements and policiesContinue reading “A Resolution in Support of DACA Students”