President Scholz highlighted a few priorities for his leadership, including things like promoting a student-centered culture and advancing UO’s efforts on diversity, equity, and inclusion. CLC members expressed a mutual interest in collaborating to meet these goals, and shared their deep commitments to the university’s academic mission.
“As class sizes rapidly grow, and while GEs remain overworked and underpaid, what kind of education can these undergraduate students expect to receive?”
Read our letter to local leaders in solidarity with the Oregon Nurses Association.
The UO Campus Labor Council, consisting of representatives from the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, United Academics, SEIU503 Local 085, and UO Student Workers, calls on the University of Oregon to proactively address ongoing climate and air quality concerns for our campus community.
The GTFF leadership affirms our support for Oregon Representative Paul Holvey in light of recent recall efforts. We recognize Representative Holvey’s long record of supporting labor organizations and labor issues through legislation, as well as the broad support Holvey has from other local unions and members of the Lane County Education Workers coalition. We encourage… Continue reading Supporting Oregon Rep. Paul Holvey
GTFF (AFT Local 3544) urges the University of Oregon Employee and Labor Relations to provide an accurate, up-to-date, and complete list of student employees to the UO Student Workers Union. On Thursday, UO administration gave a list of 700 student employees when there are closer to 3,000 student workers on campus. This is an unacceptable… Continue reading Supporting a Free and Fair Certification Process for UO Student Workers
The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation (GTFF) at the University of Oregon stands in solidarity with the striking workers from Temple University in Philadelphia, members of AFT Local 6290. As we head into our contract negotiations in pursuit of a living wage and dignified working conditions, the Temple University Graduate Students’ Association (TUGSA)’s fight reminds us… Continue reading Solidarity with TUGSA workers on strike!
The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation (GTFF) at the University of Oregon stands in solidarity with striking academic workers from the University of California system, members of UAW 2865, UAW 5810, and SRU-UAW. As we begin our own bargaining process in pursuit of a living wage, a dignified standard of living, and workplace protections that address… Continue reading Solidarity with UC Strikers!
The GTFF stands in solidarity with the Palestinian people and recognizes their struggle for their liberation and independence from the settler-colonial, capitalist state of Israel as wholly necessary. Presently, Palestinians in Jerusalem and Gaza have been subject to immense violence by Israelis, both in forms sanctioned by the state and at the hands of Israeli… Continue reading Palestine Solidarity Statement
The Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation stands in solidarity with our Indian colleagues and with the people of India currently fighting to survive the COVID-19 pandemic without meaningful support of the Indian government. In fact, the situation is nothing short of mass murder. Due to reducing investments in public health care and favoring privatized vaccine production,… Continue reading Solidarity Statement for India