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As part of the statewide Workers Speak Out day of action, the UCWGA-Georgia College chapter presents this end of the year review from the rank and file perspective. Looking holistically at the categories of worker compensation, social and racial justice, and community and workplace safety, Georgia College fails to make the grade.

[MILLEDGEVILLE, GA December 29—]This morning, the Georgia College (GC) chapter of the United Campus Workers of Georgia (UCWGA) and community supporters sent an open letter to GC president, Dr. Steve Dorman, to demand ongoing contact tracing and mandatory COVID-19 testing for all students, faculty, and staff before returning to campus for spring semester, which begins on Jan. 19. 

On Friday, August 28, 2020, the Georgia College & State University (GCSU) chapter of the United Campus Workers of Georgia (UCWGA) held our first direct action at our school’s “Public Forum Area,” with approximately 40 participants. We organized a die-in protest to urge GC’s administration and the University System of Georgia (USG) Board of Regents to listen to our demands to stop the rapid spread of COVID-19 on our campus, including choice in online working and learning options, free on-campus testing, quarantine housing for students, hazard pay for frontline staff, and no layoffs in the event of campus closure.