On December 15, 2020, representatives of the University attended the fifty-first bargaining session with the union committee representing graduate student assistants. The bargaining session was held via video conference.
The Union raised concerns related to COVID-19, and the parties discussed the concerns raised.
The University presented revised proposals on Management Rights, Discipline and Discharge,International Student Employees, and Professional Development. The University marked its proposal on International Student Employees final. The University also presented a proposed side letter agreementto establish a University-wide working group, including the GWC-UAW, to make recommendations to the University to address complaints of abusive or intimidating behavior.
The Union presented a revised proposal on Discipline and Discharge.
The parties discussed the proposals presented and reached a tentative agreement on Discipline and Discharge.
The next bargaining session is scheduled for December 21, 2020