Committee Updates and Events March 16

 

CO-PRESIDENT’S MESSAGE:

Hi all,

We hope this message meets you well. Below you will find updates from committees and awesome events that the GEO is hosting or cosponsoring. Of note is that we will have our first bargaining session March 30th.

As we go into bargaining, your participation is crucial in both big and small actions. Can’t make it to a meeting committee? Volunteer to do work that can be done remotely. Have too much on your plate already? Wear you GEO shirt or pin on Wednesday for “Wear it Wednesdays” or keep up to date on what’s going on and let others know. We will let you all know what’s going on at the bargaining table through GEO-L, which you are already subscribed to, and our social media accounts, which are linked at the bottom of this email.

Have a wonderful spring break!

Best,

Shawn Fields
Co-President

 

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COMMITTEE UPDATES:

Bargaining Team:

GEO’s contract with the UIUC Administration is expiring on August 15, 2017. Last year, the Bargaining Research Team conducted research and surveys on important issues for graduate employees at UIUC. The Bargaining Research Team presented four bargaining pillars (Tuition Waivers and Fees, Wages, Healthcare, and Access and Equality) to the membership, which were unanimously approved by a vote at the General Membership Meeting on February 1st, 2017. At this meeting, the Bargaining Team was also selected and unanimously approved by a vote.

Our first bargaining session with the UIUC administration will be on Thursday, March 30, 9:00am-12:00pm, at the Fire Institute (11 Gerty Dr, Champaign, IL 61820). The Bargaining Team will present its initial contract proposal to the UIUC administration. All members are welcome to this meeting.

Bargaining Team meetings are open to all members. The next meeting is on Thursday, March 16, 7:00pm, at the GEO office.

Please contact Natalye Tate and Shawn Fields (barg@uigeo.org) with any questions.

International Students’ Working Group:

Visa and Immigration Leave Survey

Are you an:

  • International Student
  • Domestic Student with immigrant/international dependents
  • DACA student?

Have you had any trouble with your visa, immigration, or DACA paperwork during your time at UIUC?

Then please fill out this survey! Please take by March 20, 2017.

Here is the survey link (If you received an individual link via email, please fill that one out): https://uiuc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cUDlm9TQYq62yot

Why?

This semester the GEO will bargain a new contract with the University. In the contract proposal, GEO is working to address the needs of International and DACA employees on our campus. To bargain effectively, the GEO needs feedback from International, DACA, and Domestic students with international or DACA dependents to gain a better sense of their experiences and priorities at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

The Bargaining Team will be crafting contract language proposals to address visa and immigration issues and they need to hear from you concerning immigration issues such as visa paperwork, delays in DACA renewal, receiving a Social Security Number, and many others.

The GEO does not share the answers you give in this survey outside of card-signed membership. Please contact geo@uigeo.org with any questions.

 

Grievance Committee:

A contract is only as good as our ability to enforce it. The Grievance Committee is responsible for advocating for fair labor practices at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and protecting graduate employees from abuse… and we need your help! Join the Grievance Committee for an opportunity to have a lasting impact on the lives of your peers all across campus. We meet every Tuesday at 7pm at the GEO office.

DID YOU KNOW???

Our Collective Bargaining Agreement protects members of the Bargaining Unit from being overworked? You can refer to your appointment letter for information on the maximum number of hours you can be asked to work per week. If you are consistently being asked to work more than your appointment letter specifies, remain calm! Complete the work you were asked to perform, but take detailed notes and contact the Grievance Committee for advice about how to raise the issue to your employment supervisor. See Article VII in the GEO’s Collective Bargaining Agreement for more information.

Don’t forget to check out our new online “Submit a Grievance” web form, which is available at http://www.uigeo.org/grievances/grievance-report/. Please pass this link along to your colleagues if you hear of someone that might need to speak with the Grievance Committee.

 

Stewards’ Council (SC):

The Stewards Council is always looking for new members who want to help organize their departments! We are especially looking for grad workers who would like to be Stewards in the departments of College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and the College of Engineering. Please contact sc@uigeo.org with any questions.

Stewards are a visible representative of the GEO in their departments, and representatives of their department to the GEO. They are the go-to people for fielding questions about the contract, or other issues that GEO members might be facing, and are essential for communicating problems in their department to the GEO. They also help keep membership in their departments informed and up-to-date about GEO activities. The SC plans a variety of events every year, such as happy hours, general membership meetings, and informational sessions for departments. By being a steward for your department, you can work with GEO to make events tailored to your department’s students’ needs and interests.

Our meetings are open to all GEO members. While each department has its own method for appointing stewards, any GEO member may serve as a steward. Some department have co-Stewards. We welcome all members to join our meetings. The next meeting is on Tuesday, March 28, 5:00pm, at the GEO Office.

Solidarity Committee (Sol Comm):

Sol Comm is committed to working on issues of social justice and supporting them through various means such as financial endorsements, statements of support, and collaborations. To that end, the Solidarity Committee allows the creation of research groups to efficiently strategize around issues of social justice. Groups such as the Environmental Justice Research Group, the Gender Justice Research Group, and the Anti‐Police Brutality Research Group work on these issues and report to the Solidarity Committee. Please contact the Solidarity Co-Chairs Isis Rose, Daniel Gonzalez, and Efad Huq at solcomm@uigeo.org.

 

The next meeting will be on March 24th at 6:00pm. Please contact SolComm directly for more info.

 

Coordinating Committee (CC):

The Coordinating Committee (CC) is made up of elected officers from all committees, though any member may attend meetings. The CC makes decisions about large‐scale projects, some financial decisions, and the GEO’s long‐term vision. Our meetings are open to all GEO members. The next meeting is on Thursday, March 23, 7:00pm. Please contact the Co‐President, Shawn Fields, at cc@uigeo.org with any questions.

 

Communications Committee (Comm Comm):

Our meetings are open to all GEO members. The next meeting is on Wednesday, March 29, 6:00-8:00pm. The agenda includes a Strategic Communications Workshop with Stephanie Fortado, from the School of Labor and Employment Relations. Please contact Maria Garth at commcomm@uigeo.org if you are interested in attending, or with any questions.

 

UPCOMING EVENTS:

See a full schedule of GEO meetings and events here, and contact geo@uigeo.org with any questions.

 

Wear you GEO shirt or pin on Wednesday for “Wear it Wednesday”!

 

“No Mas Bebes/No More Babies” film screening and Q&A with Virginia Espino, film producer
Wed, March 29
4:00-6:00pm
Location: 1024 Chem Annex

 

“Fighting Through the Law: Immigration Lawyers on their Profession and the Current Crisis”
Discussion with alums Daissy Dominguez and Irakere Picon
Thurs, April 6
5:00-6:30pm
Location: 1207 W. Oregon, Room 103, Urbana

 

“Rolando Hinojosa-Smith, Jr. Lecture Series: “Citizenship Trumped: Walls & Sovereignty on the U.S. Mexico Border”
Dr. Miguel Diaz-Barriga & Dr. Margaret Dorsey, University of Texas Rio Grande Valley
Wed, April12
4:00-5:30pm
Location: 319 Gregory Hall

 

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Twitter: @geo_uiuc
Facebook: @uigeo  @geosolcomm
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Committee Updates and Events Newsletter March 2

COMMITTEE UPDATES:


International Students’ Working Group:

Visa and Immigration Leave Survey

Are you an:

  • International Student
  • Domestic Student with immigrant/international dependents
  • DACA student?

Have you had any trouble with your visa, immigration, or DACA paperwork during your time at UIUC?

Then please fill out this survey! Please take by March 6th, 2017!

Here is the survey link (If you received an individual link via email, please fill that one out): https://uiuc.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_cUDlm9TQYq62yot

Why?

This semester the GEO will bargain a new contract with the University. In the contract proposal, GEO is working to address the needs of International and DACA employees on our campus. To bargain effectively, the GEO needs feedback from International, DACA, and Domestic students with international or DACA dependents to gain a better sense of their experiences and priorities at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

The Bargaining Team will be crafting contract language proposals to address visa and immigration issues and they need to hear from you concerning immigration issues such as visa paperwork, delays in DACA renewal, receiving a Social Security Number, and many others.

The GEO does not share the answers you give in this survey outside of card-signed membership. Please contact geo@uigeo.org with any questions.

Grievance Committee:

A contract is only as good as our ability to enforce it. The Grievance Committee is responsible for advocating for fair labor practices at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign and protecting graduate employees from abuse… and we need your help! Join the Grievance Committee for an opportunity to have a lasting impact on the lives of your peers all across campus. We meet every Tuesday at 7:00pm at the GEO office. Please contact grievance@uigeo.org with any questions.

Additionally, GEO members now have a new way to communicate to the Grievance Committee! Check out our new online Submit a Grievance form, which is available at http://www.uigeo.org/grievances/grievance-report/. Please pass this link along to your colleagues if you hear of someone that might need to speak with the Grievance Committee.

Bargaining Team:

GEO’s contract with the UIUC Administration is expiring on August 15, 2017. Last year, the Bargaining Research Team conducted research and surveys on important issues for graduate employees at UIUC. The Bargaining Research Team presented four bargaining pillars (Tuition Waivers and Fees, Wages, Healthcare, and Access and Equality) to the membership, which were unanimously approved by a vote at the General Membership Meeting on February 1st, 2017. At this meeting, the Bargaining Team was also selected and unanimously approved by a vote. The Bargaining Team sent GEO’s “Intent to Bargain A New Contract” letter to the UIUC Administration on February 8, 2017. We are currently in the process of scheduling our first bargaining session with the administration in March 2017. Please contact the Bargaining Team (barg@uigeo.org) with any questions.

Elected members of the Bargaining Team:

Natalye Tate (Anthropology)
Shawn Fields, GEO Co-President (Anthropology)
Patrick Kimutis (English)
Melody Buyukozer Dawkins, Steward (Psychology)
Maria Garth, Steward and GEO Communications Officer (Art History)
Alvaro Cruz (Psychology)
Katharine Lee (Anthropology)
Emily K. Sanders (Psychology)
Shay Akil McLean (Sociology)
Eva Rogaar (History)
Bruce Kovanen (English)

Stewards’ Council (SC):

The Stewards Council is always looking for new members who want to help organize their departments! We are especially looking for grad workers who would like to be Stewards in the departments of College of Agricultural, Consumer and Environmental Sciences and the College of Engineering. If you would like to volunteer to be a Steward for your department, or you aren’t sure if your department has a Steward, contact the GEO at geo@uigeo.org.

Stewards are a visible representative of the GEO in their departments, and representatives of their department to the GEO. They are the go-to people for fielding questions about the contract, or other issues that GEO members might be facing, and are essential for communicating problems in their department to the GEO. They also help keep membership in their departments informed and up-to-date about GEO activities. The SC plans a variety of events every year, such as happy hours, general membership meetings, and informational sessions for departments. By being a steward for your department, you can work with GEO to make events tailored to your department’s students’ needs and interests.

Our meetings are open to all GEO members. While each department has its own method for appointing stewards, any GEO member may serve as a steward. Some department have co-Stewards. We welcome all members to join our meetings. Please check the GEO event calendar for the next meeting’s time.

Solidarity Committee (Sol Comm):

Sol Comm is committed to working on issues of social justice and supporting them through various means such as financial endorsements, statements of support, and collaborations. To that end, the Solidarity Committee allows the creation of research groups to efficiently strategize around issues of social justice. Groups such as the Environmental Justice Research Group, the Gender Justice Research Group, and the Anti‐Police Brutality Research Group work on these issues and report to the Solidarity Committee. Please contact the Solidarity Co-Chairs Isis Rose, Daniel Gonzalez, and Efad Huq at solcomm@uigeo.org.

Coordinating Committee (CC):

The Coordinating Committee has two new members. Andy Bowman (English) and Alejandra Pires (Slavic) were elected by vote at a recent Stewards’ Council meeting as SC-CC Liaisons.

Our meetings are open to all GEO members. The Coordinating Committee (CC) is made up of elected officers from all committees, though any member may attend meetings. The CC makes decisions about large‐scale projects, some financial decisions, and the GEO’s long‐term vision. Please contact the Co‐President, Shawn Fields, at sffields@gmail.com with any questions.

Communications Committee (Comm Comm):

Our meetings are open to all GEO members. The next meeting is on Wednesday, March 15, 6:00-8:00pm, at the GEO Office. Please contact Maria Garth at commcomm@uigeo.org with any questions.


UPCOMING EVENTS:

See a full schedule of GEO events here, and contact geo@uigeo.org with any questions.

 

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UIUC Graduate College Reduces Tuition Waivers, Then Backs Off Under Pressure From GEO

Since 2009, GEO labor contract negotiations have protected the tuition waivers of graduate assistants. This fall, three masters programs in Statistics and Computer Science changed their designations to “self-supporting,” in violation of the contract.  As a result of this change in policy, students in these programs were not allowed to apply for assistantships in their own, or any other departments, and thus became ineligible for tuition waivers.

Under pressure from the GEO, the Graduate College has rescinded the policy change, and now states that graduate students in the three affected programs are eligible to receive assistantships and tuition waivers.  The initial modifications to the financial aid policies in these departments (Computer Science MCS, Statistics MS, and Statistics MS Masters with Analytics Concentration) were a clear violation of a contract side letter.  In response to this violation, the GEO Grievance Committee immediately contacted the university administration to protest.

Members of the GEO Grievance Committee met with representatives from Academic Human Resources (AHR), who in turn, met with the Deans of the College of Engineering and the College of Liberal Arts & Sciences.  Following these meetings, representatives from AHR informed the Grievance Committee that the “self-supporting” designation had been reversed. Effective immediately, all graduate students in the three affected masters programs may hold assistantships that provide them with tuition waivers, approximately $1000 a year in health care subsidies, and a minimum wage set by the GEO contract.

Although the changes are effective immediately, final approval has to come from a committee in the administration to ensure that the new designations are permanent.

If the GEO had failed to notice this change, and AHR and the Graduate College had not reversed their decision, graduate students in the affected departments would only be eligible to hold hourly appointments, and would have been denied the safeguards on minimum standards of living wage and benefits guaranteed them by the 2009 collective bargaining agreement.

GEO WILL STAGE“WE WANT TO WORK” RALLY, THURSDAY AT NOON

Champaign, IL – On November 8, from Noon until 1, the Graduate Employees Organization (GEO) will stage a rally outside of the Undergrad Library at 1402 W. Gregory Dr. on the campus of the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign.

The message of the rally is that the GEO members, who teach 20 percent of the course hours on campus, want to continue their work and continue to be part of the quality education and research of the University of Illinois.

The GEO has been negotiating for a new contract since April, meeting with the administration twenty times. The GEO contract expired nearly three months ago. This means that more than 2,400 Teaching Assistants and Graduate Assistants on campus go to work each day with uncertainty about their future wages, health care, and the security of their tuition waivers.

Thursday marks the final day before the GEO negotiations will enter federal mediation, which will begin on Friday from 10 am until 2 pm, at the Levis Faculty Center, 919 West Illinois Street, on campus.

The GEO hopes that federal mediation will improve bargaining communication and facilitate agreement on the remaining issues. However, the GEO is also moving forward with preliminary plans for a work action in case it becomes necessary. These preparations include taking a formal strike authorization vote next week.

GEO representatives will be available at the rally to talk to the press about the upcoming mediation and the strike authorization vote.
The GEO recently took a bargaining survey and more than 1,200 graduate students participated. 95 percent of them said tuition waivers were their most important issue.

“The issue of tuition waivers is not going away,” said Stephanie Seawell, GEO spokesperson. “We are serious about this issue, we are committed to seeing it resolved at the bargaining table, and our membership expects that there will be serious conversations about tuition waivers on Friday.”

In 2009, approximately 1,000 GEO members went on strike and successfully won tuition waiver protection in their contract.

GEO-6300 is a member of the IFT-AFT, AFL-CIO. For more information, please contact Stephanie Seawell, at 217-722-7544 or stephseawell@gmail.com. http://uigeo.org.

Congratulations to the Chicago Teachers Union on their Victory!

GEO Local 6300 sends our congratulations to the Chicago Teachers Union on their tentative contract agreement!  Faced with a contract that would have devastated public education in Chicago, Chicago’s public school teachers walked out of the classroom and onto the picket lines.  The House of Delegates has voted to adopt a tentative agreement, and CTU members will now vote on whether to ratify the contract.

The tentative agreement is a resounding victory for education justice in Chicago’s public schools.

The Chicago Teachers Union strike means that more students in more neighborhoods have better access to the education they need.

Because of the strike, working class and poor students in Chicago’s public schools will see: more expert health and other support staff, textbooks available to all students on the first day of classes, fewer great teachers pushed out of public education because of racist and classist standardized testing policies, and fair compensation for the teachers that work hard each and every day for their students.

Check out the full list of contract gains in the tentative agreement here–in this easy to read side by side comparison.   And, here are English and Spanish language versions of a flyer explaining what the strike has meant for Chicago’s students.

The GEO knows what a feat it is for teachers to successfully withhold their labor in defense of fundamental necessities for just and accessible public education–necessities like basic support for neighborhood schools; and tuition waivers for graduate employees working in public universities.

We join the Chicago Teachers Union in declaring:

Until We Win!  Fair Contract Now!

Members of GEO Local 6300 at a Chicago Teachers Union solidarity rally

Chicago Teachers Union Continues Strike

The GEO stands with the Chicago Teachers Union as they continue to strike for public education.

In 2009, the GEO Strike Committee waited to suspend our strike until members were heard through their voices and their votes at a General Membership Meeting.  The Strike Committee took this action because we are a democratic organization wherein members make the decisions.  But some in the UIUC administration falsely accused the GEO of unfairly preventing its members from going back to work.

The CTU Board of Directors has made our 2009 Strike Committee’s decision on a much larger scale: given the impact the Chicago Teachers’ new contract will have on the people of Chicago and the future of public education in this country, the Board refused to suspend a strike until all CTU members were heard.  Sure enough, Mayor Emanuel’s response is to falsely accuse CTU leadership of preventing its members from returning to work.

Our solidarity is our power: the bosses will always try to undermine workers’ rights to form a union.  The University of Illinois Board of Trustees has spent thousands of dollars fighting the recognition of the democratically elected Faculty Association at UI Chicago.  Our labor is our power: The bosses will always try to undermine the unions’ right to strike.  Mayor Emanuel has so far failed in his dishonest bid to force teachers off the picket lines through the courts.

The GEO stands with the CTU because we know that unions win through solidarity and the powerful incentive of our labor.  We stand with the CTU because we know what will happen to U.S. worker’s children if those who seek to profit from public education succeed in their goal of denying the chance for a good education to most working class and students of color.  We stand with the CTU in Chicago because we know that if we choose to follow their example, and withhold our labor in defense of our jobs and of our students, working teachers throughout the midwest will stand with us in Champaign.
Members of UIC and UIUC Graduate Employees Organizations march with the Chicago Teachers Union

GEO Local 6300 stands in solidarity with the campaign to close Tamms Supermax Prison

The Graduate Employees Organization at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, IFT-AFT Local 6300 AFL-CIO, supports the proposed closure of Tamms Correctional Center, the Supermax Prison in Tamms, Illinois. As an Illinois local committed to social justice and human rights, we condemn the deplorable conditions imposed on the people incarcerated at Tamms Correctional Center, which includes 23-hour solitary confinement, limited access to phone calls or other connections to the outside world, and no physical contact. A significant percentage of people incarcerated at Tamms have been subject to these conditions for over a decade. Prolonged solitary confinement is a form of torture that has been linked to severe, long-term psychological damage and increased mental illness. This kind of torture has been condemned both locally and internationally. We join these voices to support working people everywhere in advocating for justice and human rights for all people.

The possible closure of Tamms Correctional Center reflects a pivotal moment for the labor movement in the current era of mass incarceration in the United States. The growth of the prison industry through rising rates of incarceration over the past three decades and the recent turn towards privatization of prisons, combine with the disproportionate sentencing of working class people and people of color to make the advent of mass incarceration in the United States not only a social justice issue, but a labor issue. Rather than support an already bloated prison system, we urge all labor unions to join us by opposing the growth of prisons and the racist and inhumane policies of mass incarceration, such as the continued funding of Tamms Correctional Center. We instead encourage the expansion of unionized employment outside of the Prison Industrial Complex into other sectors of the economy, including non-prison industries, public service, and public education.

The Graduate Employees Organization, AFT/IFT Local 6300, AFL-CIO, The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, represents approximately 2,700 Teaching and Graduate Assistants on the UIUC Campus.  In November 2009,  over 1,000 GEO members successfully went on strike to secure a fair contract for graduate employees and a more accessible UIUC.  The GEO continues to work for justice and equity in public higher education in Illinois.  For more information, please contact GEO Communications Officer Ryne Leuzinger at ryneleuzinger@gmail.com.

All Out to Access and Equality Rally Tomorrow, August 16, 8:45 am!

GEO Members and Campus and C-U Activists,

The GEO Rally for Access and Equality tomorrow morning–8/16, 8:45 am, Levis Faculty Center–is our most important event so far in bargaining.  Our contract with the University expires today, but the administration team continues to stall in the room.

A big turnout at the rally will set the stage for our negotiations as we enter the new school year: 

It will send a clear message to the admin team that as more of our members return to campus, we demand movement and fair negotiations in the bargaining room: we don’t accept the administration’s refusal to agree to reasonable, no cost contract proposals unless the GEO agrees to major financial concessions in exchange. 

It will send a clear message to the admin team that when we ask for contract language that protects working parents, GLBTQ people, people of color, international students, and immigrants in our bargaining unit, we don’t accept their proposals to put a price on the rights and safety of our members.

It will provide vital support for our bargaining team as they demand, for the first time in GEO history, that the rights and protections in our contract be made available to all UIUC TAs and GAs, no matter who we are or how we love.

It will show that we as a union, a campus, and a community back the bargaining team in all of our four pillars–Access & Equality, Health Care, a Living Wage, and Tuition waivers–and that we won’t back down until we’ve won a fair and just contract for all members of our bargaining unit.   

See you tomorrow morning–until we win! 

–GEO Communications Committee, Access and Equality Caucus, and Bargaining Team

FOR MORE INFORMATION on negotiations or on what the bargaining team will be negotiating tomorrow, please see our post below.  For GEO members, more specific contract information is also available in the two previous GEO-Ls.  You can email geo@uigeo.org or visit our facebook page for more information and updates.  You can view and download the flyer for tomorrow’s rally by right clicking on the image below.  Finally, check out the flyer for the first meeting (yay) of the GEO Access and Equality Caucus here.



  

Lend Your Support to Our Fellow Graduate Employees @ SIU!

The 1,750 graduate employees, represented by Graduate Assistants United (GAU), at Southern Illinois University Carbondale have now been working without a contract for more than 480 days. They are joined by tenured and tenure-track, civil service employees and non-tenured faculty – together making up 3,500 unionized employees on the SIUC campus.

This past Monday members of GAU voted to set a strike deadline. If no agreement has been reached by 12:01 AM November 3rd, union members will walk off the job, commencing one of the largest higher education strikes in history.

Their demands are simple: a contract that guarantees quality, affordable health care to graduate employees, the option to buy coverage for spouses and children, and an end to skyrocketing fees, which have doubled over the past 5 years. Faculty are fighting to preserve tenure (the administration wants the right to lay offtenured faculty due to financial reasons) and civil service employees and those non-tenured faculty are fighting layoffs and furloughs.

It’s not too late to help our fellow graduate employees in Southern Illinois. You can email or call the SIUC administration to settle these contracts today! Help keep grads and faculty in the classrooms and offices and off the picket lines!

Ms. Misty Whittington
Executive Secretary of the Board
Office of the Southern Illinois University Board of Trustees
(618) 536-3357

Rita Chengrcheng@siu.edu
SIUC Chancellor
(618) 453-2341

Glenn Poshardposhard@siu.edu
SIU President
(618) 536-3357