OSU Proposes Pay Cuts; CGE Wins Reimbursements for DACA Grad Workers

In yesterday’s jam-packed session, while CGE scored a victory in receiving DACA renewal fee reimbursements, OSU admin brought counter proposals showing a complete disregard for our needs related to housing, childcare, gender-neutral restrooms, and training for graduate supervisors. And they want to cut our COLA! While some battles have been won, there remains more work to do. The fight continues into spring!

AFT-OR Recognizes the Hardships of Graduate Employees, Will OSU?

TLDR: Jaime Rodriguez, president of the Oregon state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT-OR,) showed support for CGE […]

CGE Says No to the Status Quo!

TLDR: OSU wants to maintain the status quo despite compelling testimony from members, and they still refuse to engage with CGE’s […]

Winter Negotiations Have Begun!

TLDR: OSU’s bargaining team continued to show disrespect for the collective bargaining process by showing up late, and they proceeded […]

OSU Requests Respectful Negotiations While Being Disrespectful

TLDR: On Friday’s Dec. 6th bargaining session, CGE continued working to improve graduate employees’ lives by presenting proposals on Restrooms and […]

CGE-OSU Negotiations Strengthened by Powerful Testimonies! Graduate workers share their stories, and how a better contract would improve lives.

TLDR: Graduate workers shared emotional testimonies about abuses suffered at OSU and the lack of institutional support. CGE is fighting […]

Audio Blog! What To Expect on Nov. 15 and What’s Happened So Far

Listen to our audio blog with B-team member, Sarah Erickson (she/her or they/them), about our proposals submitted so far and […]

CGE-OSU Negotiations Continue! With the next round of strong contract proposals from CGE

TLDR: Another high turnout from the CGE membership, as CGE’s bargaining team presented proposals and graduate employees gave testimony about […]