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Graduate students vote in favor of unionization

Graduate students vote in favor of unionization

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11/09/2018

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 election were announced to the campus community this morning in an email from Provost Robert Groves and Edward Heaton, executive vice president for Health Sciences,…

Unionization vote enters last day

Unionization vote enters last day

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11/08/2018

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 Employees (GAGE) and the American Federation of Teachers. An estimated 1,100 students in the Graduate School of Arts and Science who have served as research assistants,…

GAGE election to be held in November

GAGE election to be held in November

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10/22/2018

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 Edward Heaton, executive vice president for health sciences, that emphasized the university’s commitment to the agreement it made with GAGE on April 2. “The agreement…

Grad students discuss unionization at town hall

Grad students discuss unionization at town hall

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11/07/2016

Georgetown’s graduate students held a town hall on Nov. 2 for teaching assistants to discuss the possibility of unionizing in response to an Aug. 23 ruling from the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in favor of graduate student unionization at private universities. During the town hall, members of the Doctoral Students’ Coalition (DSC) presented the…

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