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Since the creation of GESO in 1989, graduate teachers at Yale have demanded a voice in academic governance and the decisions affecting their life and work at Yale. Through our campaigns, we have won fair wages, comprehensive healthcare and improved benefits while playing a crucial role in galvanizing a national movement of graduate teachers. Last year, we joined with our allies at the University of California and other universities in a National Day of Action to Defend Higher Education (March 4). Next year, we will continue to insist that graduate students and employees have a voice in determining the course of their research and their access to teaching opportunities at Yale.

March 4, 2010: GESO members march in solidarity with university faculty, staff, and students around the country on the National Day of Action to Defend Education.

March 4, 2010: Panel discussion on Yale’s restructuring of academic and university work, with members of GESO, Local 34, Local 35, Responsible Endowment Project, and Community Organized for Responsible Development.

April 28, 2010: At the rally for good jobs outside New Haven City Hall.

Classroom in the streets!

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