This post reproduces an email sent to GTFF members on May 5, 2023. In today’s bargaining session, UO’s team finally presented counterproposals to GTFF! We began negotiations by allowing UO the time to showcase their changes to Appendix A, Article 3, 9, 12, 16, and 25. Overall, their offers for these articles are aimed at… Continue reading UO finally brought counteroffers—to keep the status quo.
Bargaining Team newsletter, 4/24
Our email update following last Friday’s session went out today. You can read it at this link. If you’re a current member and you didn’t receive the message, please try the following:
We walked UO’s team through our proposals for health and safety
GTFF has presented 13 proposals so far (more to come in upcoming sessions!) and UO has only presented 3 proposals. They have communicated that we should expect to see more of their proposals at the next session.
UO wasn’t prepared for the power we brought last week
Thank you to everyone who showed up to our very first rally at Johnson Hall last week! The weather was perfect, the vibes were incredible, and it was so amazing to see support from folks like the UO Student Workers, the faculty union (UAUO) the unionized classified workers (SEIU), and of course, our members!
Let’s pack the room on March 17
THANK YOU to everyone who was able to attend our town hall last week! If you weren’t able to make it, here’s what happened:
GTFF Bargaining Platform: DIGNITY
On January 20, 2023, the Bargaining Team presented the GTFF Platform at the General Membership Meeting, and members ratified it by a vote of acclamation. The feedback from the bargaining survey was clear: Graduate Employees deserve DIGNITY.
Reminder: Last chance to formally join the bargaining team
This is a brief reminder that this Monday, Jan. 9, is the last chance to formally join the Bargaining Team by attending the 6pm BT meeting and/or reaching out to the team leaders listed below.
Updates from the Bargaining Team Retreat
This post reproduces an email sent to GTFF members on December 29, 2022. View the original format. On December 14 and 15, members of the bargaining team participated in a retreat facilitated by Lead Negotiators Emalydia Flenory and Cy Abbott. The goal of this retreat was for the bargaining team to get to know each… Continue reading Updates from the Bargaining Team Retreat