Strike

CALL TO ACTION: Students must strike every Friday against climate inaction

Striking every Friday to protest global inaction on climate change will put power in the hands of students who will suffer significant consequences related to climate chaos. Students must radically disrupt the social, economic and political status-quo of the United States. By resisting the system of educational conformity, students can learn lessons of empowerment on…

Monthly Labor Column: December

It was the end of October, and the graduate employees at the University of Oregon looked to be on the verge of a strike. The union that represents them, GTFF, held multiple actions leading up to when they were scheduled to strike. On Tuesday, October 30, shortly before midnight, GTFF reached a deal with the…

By Matthew O-G January 26, 2020
Time to Strike: Democratize the Board

In balancing the budget, administration did right by its community last spring. UO President Michael Schill worked with campus community members to find solutions to an upcoming budget deficit. Together, tapping into the vast knowledge and resources living and working on this campus, the community redeveloped plans for major capital construction projects, reducing projected costs…

Oregon University Employees Vote to Strike

On Tuesday September 17th, classified employees at Oregon’s seven public universities voted to strike. This news came from a press release by the SEIU 503 union which represents these employees. The union’s set strike date is September 30th starting at 7am. University of Oregon classes resume the following day. According to the union press release,…