News

Workers at Georgia Southwestern recently delivered an open letter to President Weaver and Provost Smith urging them to advocate for a USG mask mandate and to model responsible mask wearing behavior

UNIVERSITY SYSTEM OF GEORGIA JOB CUTS DISPROPORTIONATELY IMPACTED BLACK EMPLOYEES, SERVICE AND CLERICAL WORKERS AND PART-TIME FACULTY DURING COVID-19 PANDEMIC

[MILLEDGEVILLE, GA December 29—]This morning, the Georgia College (GC) chapter of the United Campus Workers of Georgia (UCWGA) and community supporters sent an

UCWGA fights for the freedom of speech for all university workers. We expect the University of Georgia to do the same. Read our letter to President Morehead signed by 126 faculty, staff, students, and community members.

https://flagpole.com/news/news-features/2018/09/26/even-after-compromise-uga-grad-students-say-insurance-spike-is-still-too-high

Courtney Balling had misgivings when she was considering leaving Vermont to enroll in the University of Georgia’s crop and soil graduate program. "I was warned against moving back to Georgia because we'd probably pay more for our health insurance or lose it,” she said. “That was the case."

https://flagpole.com/news/news-features/2018/08/22/union-continues-campaign-to-lower-uga-parking-fees

Fair wage now

Some University of Georgia employees are handing over significant portions of their paychecks just to come to work.