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Graduate Student Workers Vote to Unionize

Graduate Student Workers Vote to Unionize

Graduate student workers voted in favor of unionization in an election last week after a yearlong push to receive official recognition from the university as a union. A majority of graduate students voted in favor of unionization, with a final count of 555 in favor and 108 against. Out of[Read More…]

by November 16, 2018 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top

EDITORIAL: Listen to Student RHO Workers

Without student workers employed by the Office of Residential Living, Georgetown University would not function properly. Student employees are vital to the maintenance of the residential communities they serve. They distribute packages, issue communal resources like vacuums and umbrellas and provide loaner keys to students who are locked out of[Read More…]

by April 6, 2018 0 comments Editorial
A Taxing Error

A Taxing Error

In the past week, Georgetown student employees learned from various sources — texts from colleagues, emails from bosses, rumors from friends, campus news sources — that the university had accidentally sent their private information to the wrong recipients by mail. The information was released via student employee’s annual W-2 tax[Read More…]

by January 26, 2016 0 comments Editorial, Opinion, Opinion - Top
The SEEC will address student guards and other employees’ concerns.

Committee Investigates Student Employee Experience

Members of the university administration and the Georgetown University Student Association have collaborated to create the Student Employee Experience Committee, a group of students and administrators who will investigate the experiences of student employees to create a list of recommendations for improvements. The committee, which will launch in January 2015[Read More…]

by December 5, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News, News - Top
GUSA has created an advocacy network to support student workers, such as those employed at Residential Housing Offices.

GUSA Fights for Student Workers

The Georgetown University Student Association’s new Office of the Student Worker Advocate, which aims to address any concerns of student workers in a confidential, peer-to-peer setting, held its first series of office hours last week. GUSA President Trevor Tezel (SFS ’15) said the idea stemmed from student feedback. In order[Read More…]

by November 21, 2014 0 comments Campus News, News

GU Fails to Make Student Pay a Priority

For some students who have jobs on campus, hard work for the university isn’t paying off — literally. On Jan. 3, 2012, the university switched to the new Georgetown Management System, which was meant to streamline the payroll and human resources systems. On Feb. 24, Georgetown sent out an email[Read More…]

by March 20, 2012 0 comments Opinion