Strike

Strike Ends
4:26 pm
Wed December 10, 2014

UO Graduate Teaching Fellows Call Off Strike

The Graduate Teaching Fellows at the University of Oregon called off their strike today after reaching a tentative agreement with administration. Bargaining teams worked through the night. the GTFs were on strike for 8 days.

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UO Grad Strike
4:39 pm
Mon December 8, 2014

UO Grad Students In Second Week Of Strike

The University of Oregon gave its faculty options for administering finals and giving grades during the second week of a labor strike.
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It's finals week at the University of Oregon and Graduate Teaching Fellows are in their second week of a labor strike.

University of Oregon spokeswoman Julie Brown said with Graduate Teaching Fellows on strike the school is giving faculty options for administering finals and giving grades.

"In some cases, finals are continuing as have been planned all term. In other situations, students may have the option to be able to take the grade earned on coursework to date," Brown said.

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Education
5:32 pm
Mon October 27, 2014

UO Graduate Fellows Issue Strike Notice

The Graduate Teaching Fellows at the University of Oregon have issued a strike notice regarding paid leave.
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The Graduate Teaching Fellows at the University of Oregon have issued a strike notice. Both parties must submit their final contract offers to the state mediator Monday.

The main sticking point is paid leave.

The strike notice places the Graduate Teaching Fellows Federation, or GTFF, and the University at an impasse, a 30 day cooling off period.

If a strike does take place, it would be a huge work stoppage at the University of Oregon. Joe Henry is a Graduate Student in Anthropology and the President of the GTFF, which has 1,500 members.

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Hunger Strike Day 5
6:16 am
Tue March 11, 2014

Hunger Strike Continues at NW Detention Center

The Northwest Detention Center in Tacoma, Washington is currently experiencing a five-day long hunger strike with more than 100 people refusing to eat.
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More than a hundred detainees at an immigration lockup in Tacoma are entering their fifth day without food. The hunger strike began Friday, with about 750 people refusing to eat. Immigration and Customs Enforcement has stepped up medical observations of the protesters.

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Potential Grocery Strike
4:30 pm
Thu September 26, 2013

Puget Sound Area Grocery Store Workers May Strike

Last night unions representing about 30,000 workers at QFC, Albertsons, Safeway, and Fred Meyer voted to authorize a strike.
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The Puget Sound region may see its first grocery store worker strike since 1989. Last night unions representing about 30,000 workers at QFC, Albertsons, Safeway, and Fred Meyer voted to authorize a strike.

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Boeing Strike
6:26 am
Wed February 20, 2013

Boeing Engineering Strike Seems Less Likely

A strike by Boeing's engineering union appears less likely.

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Marion County Strike
4:38 pm
Fri August 31, 2012

Marion County Workers Authorize Strike

More than 700 workers in one of Oregon's largest counties are one step closer to walking off the job. Members of the Marion County Employee Association have voted by a three-to-one margin to authorize a strike.

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