graduate students http://klcc.org en UO Graduate Teaching Fellows Say Pay Falls Short http://klcc.org/post/uo-graduate-teaching-fellows-say-pay-falls-short <p>The <a href="http://gtff3544.net/">Graduate Student Teaching Fellows</a> union will meet Friday with the <a href="https://gradschool.uoregon.edu/gtf/bargaining-update-Apr-18-2014">University of Oregon</a> to try to find a solution in labor negotiations. The main sticking point is salary.</p><p></p> Fri, 25 Apr 2014 16:49:51 +0000 Rachael McDonald 12447 at http://klcc.org UO Graduate Teaching Fellows Say Pay Falls Short U of O Graduate Student Teachers Rally For Increased Compensation http://klcc.org/post/u-o-graduate-student-teachers-rally-increased-compensation <p>The graduate teaching fellows union at the University of Oregon is bargaining for a new contract. They want a higher minimum salary and expanded health care coverage.</p><p>A group of over 100 graduate student teachers and their supporters gathered in front of Johnson Hall Friday. They spoke about the need to raise compensation packages in order to attract high-quality graduate students.</p><p>David Craig is a PHD student in philosophy.</p><p>Craig: “In my department, we lose probably four-fifths of our incoming recruitment class, like our first-choice PHD candidates, because of wages.”</p> Fri, 14 Feb 2014 23:54:22 +0000 Karen Richards 8261 at http://klcc.org U of O Graduate Student Teachers Rally For Increased Compensation