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Members of the Georgetown Alliance of Graduate Employees rallied in protest of the university's response to their efforts Dec. 6

Graduate Student Workers Continue Push for Labor Union

Students pursuing university recognition of a graduate teaching assistant labor union will continue activism to persuade administrators to accept their proposal for the right to vote following a university email announcing new willingness to reexamine the issue of unionization. In a Jan. 9 email, Provost Robert Groves and Executive Vice[Read More…]

by January 19, 2018 1 comment Campus News, News, News - Top

Local News Site DCist Shut Down After Parent Company Labor Dispute

Local news site DCist was shut down late Nov. 2 after billionaire CEO Joe Ricketts — owner of DNAinfo and Gothamist, DCist’s parent company — announced a decision to discontinue publishing both news organizations. The decision follows an Oct. 26 vote by Gothamist reporters and editors to unionize following Ricketts’[Read More…]

by November 6, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Metro Proposes New Business Plan Amid Meltdown

Amid recent criticism for its labor policies and a meltdown on the Red Line on Thursday morning, Washington Metropolitan Area Transit Authority General Manager Paul Wiedefeld announced plans to implement a new business model to increase WMATA’s budget by $500 million per year and cut worker retirement benefits April 19.[Read More…]

by April 28, 2017 0 comments City News, News, News - Top

Real Food Real Jobs Unites GSC, Workers

O’Donovan Hall workers and the Georgetown Solidarity Committee are collaborating to promote Real Food Real Jobs, a campaign that advocates for improved food quality and food service workers’ rights. The two groups organized a town hall forum Monday evening to discuss the campaign, which is part of a nationwide initiative began[Read More…]

by December 4, 2012 0 comments Campus News, News