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.”

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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”

A Resolution to Establish Archival Policies for Representative Assembly Resolutions

Resolution #1617-06 A Resolution to Establish Archival Policies for Representative Assembly Resolutions. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, Transparency in the union’s operations is to be sought wherever prudent to support clear communication and accountability; and WHEREAS, Representatives may desire to remain anonymous due to a hostile administration, faculty membersContinue reading “A Resolution to Establish Archival Policies for Representative Assembly Resolutions”

A Resolution On Setting Forth Election Administration Policies.

Resolution #1617-05 A Resolution On Setting Forth Election Administration Policies. Nomination Process: A nomination can be submitted electronically, but acceptance of the nomination is required from the nominee at least 24 hours before the election takes place. Nominations from the floor can occur on the day of elections, however the nominee needs to be physicallyContinue reading “A Resolution On Setting Forth Election Administration Policies.”

A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members

Resolution #1617-09 A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, Despite the best efforts of many officials within the administration, the University of Missouri remains a distinguished and prestigious institute of higher education; and WHEREAS, The completion of a graduate degree representsContinue reading “A Resolution to Recognize the Academic Achievements of CGW Members”

A Resolution Regarding the Potential Layoffs of Ranked Non-Tenure Track Faculty

Resolution #1617-08 A Resolution Regarding the Potential Layoffs of Ranked Non-Tenure Track Faculty. BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, On April 3, 2017, the University of Missouri System issued a statement regarding “Systemwide Budget Guidance” in response to the potentially severe cuts to the state’s allocations towards public higher education;Continue reading “A Resolution Regarding the Potential Layoffs of Ranked Non-Tenure Track Faculty”

A Resolution to Organize for a Sanctuary Campus Policy

CGW Representative Assembly Resolution #1617-04 A Resolution to Organize for a Sanctuary Campus Policy.  BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, The graduate employee body at the University of Missouri is a diverse constituency with members of minority and vulnerable populations, including but not limited to international students and undocumented students;Continue reading “A Resolution to Organize for a Sanctuary Campus Policy”

A Resolution to Advocate for a Parental Leave Policy

  CGW Representative Assembly Resolution #1617-03 A Resolution to Advocate for a Parental Leave Policy.BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, Graduate student employees do not currently have access to a policy that provides workplace protections in the event of a pregnancy, birth of a child, or adoption of a child,Continue reading “A Resolution to Advocate for a Parental Leave Policy”

Establishment of a Procedure for Introducing Proposals Before the Representative Assembly

Policy 1617-01: Establishment of a Procedure for Introducing Proposals Before the Representative Assembly. Proposals, to include resolutions, internal policies, and referenda, must be submitted to the Agenda Setter [Head Representative or their designee] at least seven days in advance of a scheduled meeting of the Representative Assembly in order to be included on the agenda.Continue reading “Establishment of a Procedure for Introducing Proposals Before the Representative Assembly”

A Budget Proposal Policy

Policy #1617-00 A Budget Proposal Policy PURPOSE The purpose of this policy is to establish a regular procedure for the drafting, revision, and implementation of the Local’s annual budget. PROCEDURE  A Budget Committee shall be formed each fiscal year from members of the Local’s Representative Assembly and chaired by the Local’s Financial Officer. The followingContinue reading “A Budget Proposal Policy”