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United Campus Workers of Georgia at the University of Georgia fights for labor, justice and dignity for all university employees. Read about the founding of UCWGA-UGA here

Contact Aditi and Savannah, the (co)-chairs of the UGA chapter: [email protected]

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Recent News

We all remember the year 2016 as a wild one, not least because of the outcome of the election in November. Earlier that fall, however, a different drama was playing out in the USG. That spring, the US Department of Labor under President Obama had rolled out new guidelines requiring that all salaried employees earning less than $47K per year be eligible for “time and a half” for hours worked beyond the standard 40 per week. This more than doubled the out of date threshold of $23K that had been in place since 2004. This seemed like good news for thousands of USG employees.