October Members’ Meeting

Dear fellow workers,

We’re writing to invite you to our upcoming Monthly Member’s Meeting next Tuesday, October 17th at 4:30 PM at King Juan Carlos I of Spain Center (KJCC) Room 301 on Floor 3E. We will host a steward/organizer training, update members on ongoing grievances, and discuss our political solidarity process. GSOC is urging all members and stewards to attend this Monthly Members’ Meeting!

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Steward/Organizer Training

Our new staff organizer and former GSOC steward, Micaela Suminski, will facilitate a training session during our Monthly Members’ Meeting. This training will concentrate on 1-on-1 organizing and orientation tactics to effectively reach out to co-workers. Additionally, some contract knowledge will be covered. This is a must-attend for newly elected stewards, those considering running for a steward position, or department leaders eager to energize their co-workers!

Political Solidarity Process Discussion

This past week, the Political Solidarity committee of GSOC put forth a statement condemning NYU President Linda G. Mills’ October 8th statement. GSOC will devote time to discussing the Union’s current Political Solidarity procedures. Rank-and-file members will offer some background on how the Union has approached political solidarity and organizing historically. This agenda item will end with an open discussion of our procedures as well as proposals for how rank-and-file members can continue to participate in the shaping of decisions made by the Political Solidarity committee.

Steward Elections

We still have several steward vacancies in Tandon, Steinhardt, the professional schools, STEM, and GSAS. If you are interested in running for any of the open steward positions, email gsoc@2110uaw.org by Monday, October 16 to express interest! We will talk you through the steward position, help you get familiar with the contract, and offer support as you organize your co-workers.

Final Notes

If you’d like to stay involved in GSOC activism, join the GSOC Discord by filling out this organizing form.

If you have specific questions, email your Unit Representatives at gsoc@2110uaw.org or contact your steward (you can find your steward’s email on our website).

In solidarity,