Articles tagged: GAGE


On The Pandemic

On The Pandemic: How COVID-19 affects international graduate students

"In light of these struggles, the COVID-19 pandemic has made me question the university’s real commitment to the global character it parades around."

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Georgetown graduate student union secures first contract with university

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) reached a tentative labor deal with the university on May 1. The three-year agreement, which secures pay raises, additional protections for victims of... Read more

Opinion

Jesuits And The Church Support Workers — So Why Doesn’t Georgetown?

March 4 marks a year of contract bargaining between Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) and the university, but the future of that contract still seems uncertain. Wages, healthcare, benefits,... Read more

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Harassment reporting structures are broken—GAGE provides a solution

My years at Georgetown as a PhD student were undoubtedly the most difficult years of my life. This was not because of the rigor of coursework and research activities, as... Read more

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Bargaining for the Future

Something deeply important is unfolding on the Georgetown campus this fall: the university’s graduate assistants, represented by their union, the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) are negotiating their first... Read more

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GAGE rallies for labor contract

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Educators (GAGE) hosted a rally on Monday in Red Square the day before a bargaining meeting with the university. The group delivered over 500 signed... Read more

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Students, administration discuss Campus Climate Survey results

Faculty and administration held a listening session on Oct. 21 to discuss the latest Campus Climate Survey on Sexual Assault and Misconduct Report, conducted in February 2019.  The survey had... Read more

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Graduate Employees’ Union Begins Third Round of Negotiations with University

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) entered its third round of negotiations with the university on April 8. GAGE represents the unionized interests of graduate students—including master’s and Ph.D.... Read more

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Graduate students vote in favor of unionization

Graduate students voted 555-108 to unionize and be represented by the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) in affiliation with the American Federation of Teachers (AFT). The results of the... Read more

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Unionization vote enters last day

Nov. 8 is the last day of for Georgetown’s graduate students to vote on whether or not they want to unionize and be represented by the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate... Read more

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GAGE holds phone bank to prepare for upcoming election

In an ICC conference room on Oct. 31, volunteers for the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) made calls to voters in the upcoming graduate student worker unionization election being... Read more

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GAGE election to be held in November

The university announced that the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) unionization election will take place from Nov. 5 to Nov. 8. in an email from Provost Robert Groves and... Read more

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GAGE announces election, next step in unionization

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) announced that on Oct. 8 they had notified the university of their intent to hold an election with the American Arbitration Association (AAA).... Read more

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GAGE and university agree to union election

Georgetown University and the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) signed an agreement today to hold a union election for graduate student teaching and research assistants in the Graduate School... Read more

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Union election negotiations continue as GAGE agitates for an agreement

Union negotiations between the university and the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) are set to enter their eighth week on Monday. The two parties are continuing to explore a... Read more

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From the top: the unfinished story of graduate student unionization at Georgetown

Last week, graduate student assistants at Georgetown came one step closer to having a recognized union. The Voice decided to take a look back at the last two years of... Read more

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University begins negotiating union election for grad students

The Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE), the university’s union of graduate students who work for their departments, came one step closer to official recognition from the school on Thursday.... Read more

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University considers private arbitrator in graduate student union election

Georgetown University will consider a Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE) proposal to allow a neutral arbitrator to conduct an election on the recognition of a graduate student union by... Read more

Editorials

Georgetown Must Recognize Graduate Student Union

Last month, Georgetown University declined to voluntarily recognize the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees (GAGE), a graduate student workers’ union. Over 50 percent of graduate student workers, or graduate students... Read more

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GAGE holds rally in support of unionization

Graduate students gathered for a rally in Red Square on Dec. 7 to protest the university’s decision not to voluntarily recognize their union. The rally consisted of speeches from graduate... Read more