GEO In The News

May 23, 2022

Science: Ph.D. students demand wage increases amid rising cost of living

April 28, 2022

CBS Chicago: UIC graduate workers ratify new contract after impasse led to six-day strike

April 27, 2022

WBEZChicago (NPR): Why labor unions are winning big right now

April 25, 2022

Crain’s Chicago Business: UIC graduate strike enters second week

April 22, 2022

Jacobin: UIC Grad Workers Are on Strike for the Second Time in Three Years

April 21, 2022

Chicago Tribune: UIC graduate workers haven’t had a contract since August. The school year is two weeks away from ending, so they began striking.

April 20, 2022

WGN 9: UIC graduate assistants on strike, demand pay raise

April 18, 2022

Chicago Sun Times: UIC grad workers go on strike

CBS Chicago: UIC graduate and teaching assistants on strike

WGN Radio: UIC grad workers on strike

Fox 32 Chicago: Over 1500 workers go on strike at UIC, walking off two weeks before finals

August 12, 2019

Steering committee co-president and PhD student in physics Sagen Cocklin was interviewed by Science magazine for an article on the deleterious effects of ever-increasing graduate student fees.

Read more: “Hefty university fees are sending some grad students to food banks.”

March 27, 2019

UIC grad worker Josh Bergeron is featured on Crashing the System Podcast talking about our strike!  Skip to the 30:55 mark for his interview.

March 25, 2019

Chicago Sun-Times: UIC graduate workers get boost from Bernie Sanders on sixth day of strike

March 20, 2019

In These Times: “We Demand Food for Thought”: UIC Grad Workers On Strike for Living Wages and Respect

March 19, 2019

WBEZ: University Of Illinois At Chicago Grad Students Strike Over Wages And Fees

WGN: UIC graduate workers begin strike Tuesday

Chicago Tribune: Teaching assistants go on strike at University of Illinois at Chicago: ‘We have to fight for the school to care about us’

Chicago Sun-Times: UIC teaching assistants go on strike

CBS 2: UIC Graduate Teachers To Strike Tuesday Morning; UIC Says Classes Will Continue

ABC 7: UIC teaching assistants, graduate assistants go on strike

May 13, 2013

UIC Today: Sign Contract

April 18, 2013

Fred Klonsky: Strike Vote

March 14, 2013

People's World: UIC Rally

December 11, 2012

USAS: Chicago Students Call for a Fair Contract for Campus Workers

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