Our twenty member bargaining team – aided by thirty contract action team members, active CGE members, staff – have volunteered […]
TLDR: Wednesday’s session was again contentious, but what does OSU admin expect when they continue to rake in massive salaries, […]
TLDR: CGE won important language on sick leave, but good news was overshadowed by OSU’s proposed elimination of our cost […]
TLDR: CGE won increased notice of work assignments for grad workers and enhanced protections against being asked to scab for […]
TLDR: CGE made some major gains in protecting our jobs, increasing steward representation, and improving employment letters. We have reached […]
TLDR: On Friday CGE and OSU had our first bargaining session of the Spring 2020 term, and for the first […]
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!
TLDR: Jaime Rodriguez, president of the Oregon state affiliate of the American Federation of Teachers (AFT-OR,) showed support for CGE […]
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 […]
Listen to our audio blog with B-team member, Sarah Erickson (she/her or they/them), about our proposals submitted so far and […]
TLDR: Another high turnout from the CGE membership, as CGE’s bargaining team presented proposals and graduate employees gave testimony about […]
TLDR: OSU’s bargaining team failed to uphold diversity and inclusion by refusing to allow recording or live-streaming of bargaining sessions. […]
TLDR: 17 CGE members attended a meeting with President Ed Ray on 9/10, urging him to initiate bargaining prior to […]