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February 7th, 2024

Thank you to everybody who attended the GMM last Thursday. We had a lot of great discussion about the budget and bargaining, and the membership passed a proposal related to bargaining bottom lines.

Spring 2024 GMM

January 16th, 2024

Spring 2024 GMM will be on February 1st, 2024 in Gallery 400.
Doors will open at 5 and official programming will start at 5:30. Food and drink will be provided! Come learn more about the union and meet fellow members!

November 17th, 2023

We’re excited to announce that we have officially filed our RA unionization interest petition with the labor board–Research Assistants at UIC are one step closer to having a union! This is a huge step, but it's only the first step.

October 27th, 2023

Can I be retaliated against for my political views? Can I be fired for joining student protests? GEO members have put together a guide to answer these questions and more. Read it here. And if you’re facing retaliation, let us know—reach out to us at

October 12th, 2023

Being a graduate worker is hard, and it's even harder to find available resources that can help make life a bit easier. We've started a list of available resources for those who experience hardship. If you know of any resources that can be added to this list, reach out to

September 15th, 2023

Today marks the first paycheck of the fall semester. Many members experience late pay issues or have a hard time finding a way to check their paystubs. We have drafted a guide to help members check their paycheck so they can verify that they're being paid the right amount.

September 1st, 2023

Over the past year, GEO and the university worked together to create a set of recommendations on how to address the issues associated with semester-by-semester appointment.

August 29th, 2023

We signed an agreement with the university: it guarantees that continuing assistants will receive a 4% raise even if their offer letters reflect a 3.75% raise.