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The United Campus Workers of Georgia (UCWGA) Local 3265 considers the right of all workers to control health decisions about their bodies that do not affect other members of society to be sac

UCWGA is hiring for a full time local organizer position in Atlanta. Are you interested in helping to grow and sustain UCWGA?

UCWGA is proud to announce its support for House Bill 1576, which if enacted, would provide pub

View the PDF of our March 30 press release here:

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View the PDF of our March 29 memo here:

Labor Day Potluck & Picnic

Join the United Campus Workers of Georgia for a Labor Day Picnic!
Relax and hang out with your fellow workers as we enjoy some good food and fun!
We will be at the pavilion with hot dogs and veggie dogs on the grill. If you are able, bring a dish or drinks to share. This is a family friendly event with a great play area for children.

We are excited to announce our new UCWGA Steering Committee!
There were six nominees for the four vacant positions on the UCW GA Steering Committee, but two of them withdrew their names, leaving four. These members have thus been elected by acclamation: 


Alex Cummings, Georgia State
Terri Dunbar, Georgia Tech
Daren Fowler, Georgia State
Laurie McDowell, Kennesaw State

Alex, Terri, Daren, and Laurie will join our continuing Steering members:
Jennifer Leyting, UGA

We had a successful Fair Wage picnic on May 1, 2019, thanks to the UGA employees, artists, and to our gracious sponsors! We look forward to this becoming an annual event.

May 1, 2019  Building on years of prior work by the Economic Justice Coalition, efforts this year by United Campus Workers of Georgia and a coalition of community partners have resulted in real progress, as UGA President Gere Morehead announced a wage increase of about 2.8% for the institution’s lowest paid workers.

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.