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,… Continue reading GTFF August 2020 Covid Update for GEs
Welcome Back GTFF!
Welcome to our new and returning GTFF members! As the 2015-2016 year begins, there are a few things that you might want to make sure you check off of your to-do list. You’ll find them listed below. Sign up for healthcare benefits!– If you haven’t already, be sure to stop by the GTFF office… Continue reading Welcome Back GTFF!
SEIU Local 503 Rally: David Craig’s Statement of Solidarity
At a rally today for SEIU Local 503, GTFF President David Craig delivered the following statement of solidarity: Faculty and GTFs at the University of Oregon, immersed as they often are in their research and their teaching, can all too often forget that that research and that teaching is only possible because there are personnel… Continue reading SEIU Local 503 Rally: David Craig’s Statement of Solidarity
GTFF condemns recent vandalism
The GTFF strongly condemns the hateful vandalism of the offices of the Native American Student Association, the Vietnamese Student Association, and Black Women of Achievement. We affirm our support for these organization and their student members.
League of Educators and Scholars Slashing Tuition
Hey all!! The GTFF needs you! We’d like you to help us promote the League of Educators and Scholars Slashing Tuition’s (LESS T) ‘Education is Not a Commodity’ rally and panel ideally in class THIS WEEK. Some of you will be teaching sections Thursday or Friday, others may be teaching their own classes, and still… Continue reading League of Educators and Scholars Slashing Tuition
SEIU Bargaining Team Reaches Tentative Contract Agreement
From SEIU: In a marathon negotiating session ending shortly before dawn Thursday morning, the OUS Bargaining Team reached a tentative agreement on a new two-year contract with the Oregon University System. Members on the seven campuses will hear details later today. A mail ratification vote will be conducted to give all members a chance to… Continue reading SEIU Bargaining Team Reaches Tentative Contract Agreement
Teach in on austerity and the attack on Labor
Tuesday, April 5 · 11:00am – 2:00pm Get connected to local organizations fighting back against corporate greed Moderated by: Frances Fox Piven and Cornel West and featuring nationally known social justice experts and activists. Where: Bean West Conference Room in Bean Hall (near 15th and Agate) When: 11:00 AM – 12:30 PM, National Teach-in Live Streamed from NYC… Continue reading Teach in on austerity and the attack on Labor
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