Statement of Solidarity and Support For UCSC Graduate Student Workers Fighting for a Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA)

Graduate workers at the University of California, Santa Cruz are currently on a wildcat strike for a cost of living adjustment to their stipend to offset the high cost of living in Northern California. In centering the cost of living, the strike has directly challenged and brought renewed attention to the historical and ongoing exploitation … Read more

Our new relationship with UI administration

Dear graduate students and members of COGS:     The University of Iowa has promised to maintain all of our benefits for the next academic year. This is a huge victory. We achieved this together: we pressured university administrators and forced them to respond. This win shows how we build and maintain power.     The graduate assistant employment … Read more