We are rallying to demand that the MU Board of Curators stop the cuts, privatization, and outsourcing of our jobs. These cuts will have devastating impacts on workers who will lose their jobs that they have had their whole lives and will reduce wages and benefits due to potential privatization.
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”
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!”
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”
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!”
Resolution #1718-13 A Resolution Regarding the Closing of Graduate Programs BE IT ENACTED BY THE REPRESENTATIVE ASSEMBLY HERE GATHERED THAT: WHEREAS, the 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.”
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.”