Show of Solidarity The first unionized hospital doctors in the country are in federal mediation for their second contract and face the threat of subcontracting again. PeaceHealth continues to squeeze front line health care workers to serve their own bottom line by pushing for provisions that would allow them to contract out the work of… Continue reading Rally to Support Sacred Heart Hospitalists
Graduate Employees at the University of Illinois-Urbana Champagne began their strike today! Take a look at our solidarity letter we sent to our cousin union! Then, pitch in a few dollars to their strike fund!
The ASUO, our campus-wide student government, will be holding elections for the 2014-2015 academic year in the coming weeks. This is an important election for graduate students to pay attention to and participate in. Students will be voting on a ballot measure that would increase graduate student representation on the ASUO Senate. In addition, three GTFs are running in this election… Continue reading ASUO Elections This Week!
Greetings, As regards this week’s ASUO election, the GTFF Executive Board and Executive Council has decided not to endorse any particular candidates in this ASUO election. You can vote by logging into DuckWeb and going to the Student section where you will find a link to the ballot. There are two slates of candidates running,… Continue reading ASUO Election
The Pat Riggs-Henson people are seeking the GTFF to help GOTV and canvass and/or phone bank for Pat this Sunday. Here are the opportunities: 1) Sunday, Oct. 31 – 12 p.m. Bill Bradbury and a very familiar face to the Oregon AFL-CIO family will join the Pat/John GOTV team at 12 p.m. – 1116 South… Continue reading Pat Riggs-Henson – get out the vote this Sunday
The GTFF executive council has voted to donate $500 to Pat Riggs-Henson in her race for Lane County Commissioner and $500 to John Kitzhaber in his race for Oregon Governor. The GTFF membership at the GMM has already endorsed these candidates and the exectuive council felt it was important to also donate money directly to… Continue reading GTFF Candidate Donations – Volunteer Opportunities
At the Fall General Membership Meeting the GTFF voted to endorse the following candidates and ballot measures: A yes vote of John Kitzhaber for Governor of OR A yes vote of Pat Riggs-Henson for Lane County Commissioner A yes vote of Peter DeFazio for Congressional Representative, Oregon’s 4th District A yes vote of Ballot Measure 71 –… Continue reading Fall 2010 Election – GTFF Endorsements at GMM
The GTFF executive council has vote to support the efforts of the Student Vote Coalition. The Student Vote Coalition is working to register new student voters, in the non-partisan manner, on campus. Members of the Student Vote Coalition will be going around to classes to register new Oregon voters this Fall. We encourage all GTFs… Continue reading Student Vote Coalition