GEO has fought for decades for the important rights and benefits in our contract, including caps on hours worked, sick leave, and job security. To learn more about the contract see our Contract Highlights document or read the full contract.
What We Got
How We Got It
||One month walkout: Members approved job action with a 689-193 vote; 50% of undergrads joined the picket line|
||Grassroots organizing where stewards became the backbone of the union, dues were collected by hand, and one-on-one conversations kept members in the loop|
||Rallies with 300 members in attendance, leading to a walkout authorization|
||Walkout authorized after the University threatened healthcare benefits|
||One-day walkout to win childcare subsidy|
||Special conference procedure|
||Rally with 300 members and Grade In with 150 members
Two-day walkout authorized, but only one day needed as the University conceded on wage demands
||Members ran a sustained pressure campaign with rallies, marches, and high attendance at bargaining sessions|
||Grade In and Sit In with 300+ members at each, walkout authorized|
A copy of these contract achievements are also available in a PDF.