Archive of News-Gazette Articles on the GEO

2002

February 28, 2002
GEO organizing three-day work stoppage

March 14, 2002
UI agrees to ‘union’ discussion

April 14, 2002
UI, grad students seize ‘opportunity’

April 17, 2002
Graduate workers remain on the job

May 01, 2002
GEO to make statement against Chief

May 05, 2002
A year of challenges met for UI chancellor

June 07, 2002
UI, GEO agree on eligibility for union vote

October 31, 2002
GEO, UI discuss election date

November 1, 2002
Union election ruling will be made today

November 2, 2002
Grad students take union vote in December

November 12, 2002
UI grad students hear pros, cons of unionization

December 4, 2002
Graduate employees vote on unionization

December 5, 2002
GEO elated by vote for union

2001

Criteria debated in UI dispute
January 13, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=8641

Graduate group at UI kicks off union campaign
January 30, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=8741

Board may exclude grad workers
February 09, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=8799

TAs, RAs excluded from union
March 28, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=9083

Well-wishers greet new UI chancellor
April 25, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=9250

Grad assistants hold ‘work-in’
October 04, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=10250

GEO plans to stop work this semester
November 06, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=10450

GEO plans work stoppage this week
November 27, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=10575

House backs students
November 28, 2001
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=10581

2000

Leaping lizards! What will they legislate next?
January 30, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=6525

Union question to be on UI student ballot
February 24, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=6675

Grad assistants press to negotiate
March 10, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=6767

UI graduate students set ‘work-in,’ labor rally
March 28, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=6874

UI grad students’ sit-in concludes
March 31, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=6890

UI grad students: No strike
April 11, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=6959

Web site letters promote views of UI, GEO
April 20, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=7014

New dean selected for UI Graduate College
April 25, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=7046

UI officials look at grad students’ union grievance
April 29, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=7070

Grad students’ group, provost meet
May 04, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=7100

UI’s GEO claims win in court
July 01, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=7447

UI files for appeal in GEO case
August 05, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=7666

GEO vote authorizes strike at UI ‘if necessary’
September 19, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=7941

Grad assistants hail ruling
October 05, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=8039

State to conduct hearings on makeup of GEO union
October 06, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=8047

UI proposes guidelines in grad dispute
December 09, 2000
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=8434

1999

Bill would aid grad students
February 26, 1999
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=4468

Grad student measure gets House approval
March 20, 1999
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=4607

1998

Ruling defies unionization try by assistants
April 16, 1998
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=2565

Part-time workers taking over at nation’s colleges
April 26, 1998
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=2627

Portal from UI’s past a part of new gateway
October 09, 1998
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=3626

Grad assistants line up as protest
December 11, 1998
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=4011

1997

UI lobbying to protect exemption
July 07, 1997
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=869

Grad assistants resume union effort
August 08, 1997
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=1056

Seyfarth, Shaw: Necessary or notorious?
November 23, 1997
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=1684

Students don Santa/Scrooge cap
December 13, 1997
http://www.news-gazette.com/ngsearch/story.cfm?number=1808