News & Updates

Statement of Condemnation of White Supremacist Violence

The GTFF vehemently condemns the acts of insurrection and violent white supremacy displayed last Wednesday in the U.S. Capitol and more locally this weekend across the state of Oregon. Black, Indigenous, People of Color, and Jewish people disproportionately experience white supremacist violence — at the hands of individuals and through the discipline of the state […]

Operations Committee Post-Election Statement

The GTFF Operations Committee stands in opposition to the ongoing white supremacist and anti-Black violence in this country and is meeting to organize around post-election violence by white supremacists and the potential refusal of President Trump to step down from office.  We understand that the threat of white supremacist violence has always been a threat […]

GTFF Statement in Solidarity with African Colleagues

The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation stands in solidarity with our African colleagues at the University of Oregon. Our union is committed to creating spaces for African students and scholars to gain a sense of community and to advocate together for university policies that provide the material and emotional support required to complete a university degree […]

GEO Solidarity Statement

The GTFF stands in solidarity with striking graduate employees from the Graduate Employee Organization (GEO) at the University of Michigan (UM). GEO is on strike because of UM’s inability to appropriately and responsibly address COVID-19 health, safety, and financial concerns, in addition to their refusal to adopt GEO’s anti-policing demands, which include disarming and demilitarizing […]

GTFF August 2020 Covid Update for GEs

The University of Oregon administration has finally made its long-awaited decision about campus reopening and has opted for primarily remote instruction for fall term. The decision is not surprising for those who have followed UO admin’s Covid response to date and have seen the severe problems that other universities experienced after attempting in-person reopening. Ultimately, […]

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