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Graduate Employees’ Organization stands in solidarity with Black Student for Revolution

By Charlotte Collins

November 25, 2015


Filed under News

The recent spotlight on race relations at the University has prompted a third campus group to voice its support for Black Students for Resolution. The Graduate Employees’ Organization Local 6300 IFT/AFT, or GEO, at the University released a statement Monday  proclaiming its firm stance...

Unionization only way to maintain fair working environment, high quality education

February 26, 2014


Filed under Uncategorized

Editor’s note: This letter is a response to the previous editorial, “Unionization at University needs stronger, demonstrable goals,” published in the Feb. 11, 2014, edition of The Daily Illini.  The Daily Illini Editorial Board’s recent editorial raises serious questions about the wisdom of a unionized fa...

Faculty unionization would have positive impact on University

February 11, 2014


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The Graduate Employees Organization, the union that represents all 2,700 teaching assistants and graduate assistants at the University of Illinois, stands in solidarity with the Campus Faculty Association.  Last week, members of the GEO participated in a lively CFA event, attended by more than 100 faculty and ...