General Meeting Minutes – September 14, 2021


  • 7:00-7:15 Welcome / Introductions
  • 7:15-7:30 Summer Update and Goals (Board Member) and Contract Negotiations Update (Zach)
  • 7:30-7:40 Questions
  • 7:40-8:00 Break Out Rooms
  • New Member Info Session (AK & ?)
  • Organizing
  • Grievance/Steward
  • Comms
  • Political / Contract


Present: All Exec board members

Updates carried out –

(Zach Madison) Contract negotiations going for over a year, basics of our contract and standard practice for unions in public sector. 

Proposed changes –
1. We asked for a raise from 17,750 to a living wage.
2. Better healthcare
3. Grievance procedures that cover workplace abuse/violations of our contract

Discussion of HEERF II/III funds

Exec. Board reports

President (AK) – emails and solidarity with other orgs right now
Treasurer (Kelsey Carls) – Report funds
Secretary (Zach G) – Nothing new
Comms (Rebekah Aycock) – New website, supporting organizing
Grievance (Katie Hinders)– handling some grievances brought so far this semester. Working with Korbin to set up steward program
Organizing – monthly organizing meetings, starting sept 23 for 5 pm; Supporting workers; Building grad worker community on campus
Political (Zach Madison) – gave report earlier in meeting

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