Washington University Graduate Workers Union launched a Valentine’s day campaign, the University hosts its annual Day of Discovery, Dialogue, and Action and two WU faculty members were awarded NEH fellowships.
The Washington University Graduate Workers Union marched to Brookings to deliver a petition to Chancellor-elect Andrew Martin as part of their continued campaign for a living wage Jan. 31.
As chancellor-elect, Andrew Martin will manage the day-to-day operations of the University. Chancellor Wrighton will continue serving as a liaison to the Board of Trustees, focus on program development and perform ceremonial tasks of the chancellor including spring commencement.
The Washington University Graduate Workers Union (WUGWU) marched from Hillman Hall to Brookings as a part of their Fight for $15 campaign Monday.
Washington University Graduate Workers Union marched to Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s house to demand $15 an hour and childcare for all Oct. 31.
Washington University Graduate Workers’ Union (WUGWU) rallied and marched into Chancellor Mark Wrighton’s Parent & Family Weekend address to deliver a petition with approximately 1,300 signatures supporting raised wages for campus workers Oct. 27.
My own story is but one example of how the grad student model can fail to work: I have a seven-month-old child, whom I delivered during my third year in my program.
Washington University Graduate Workers Union held a second “Fight for $15” rally, chanting and marching through the Danforth University Center Thursday, Oct. 4.
I support my union because, while the intellectual benefits of working at Wash. U. have been inestimable, workers at Wash. U. do not currently have the power to ask for meaningful improvements to their work environment. I hope that my story will help my superiors, colleagues and students understand what it means to live on low wages with an inadequate healthcare plan.
The Washington University Graduate Workers Union and Student Worker Alliance rallied in partnership with “Fight for $15” this Saturday to advocate for all hourly and salaried individuals on campus to earn a living wage.