Email Digest

Vote Yes TODAY – Polls close at 7pm!

If you’ve voted in the union election already, thank you for using your voice!  The decision to unionize should be a democratic one, and democracy requires high participation. If you haven’t yet, please take a few minutes to stop by the Ramo Auditorium lobby and cast...

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Vote YES to Form C/GPU Tomorrow and Thursday

The election to decide whether we form a union of graduate students and postdocs at Caltech is this week. Our union, composed of and governed democratically by all of us, will give us a unique opportunity to bargain for improvements to our working conditions and...

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Parents vote YES for a union

We are writing as postdoc and graduate student parents at Caltech, encouraging you to vote YES in the upcoming union election on January 31 and February 1 at Ramo Auditorium. As academic parents, we deal with a number of challenges balancing our diverse...

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International Scholars Voting YES!

We, the undersigned current international graduate students and postdocs at Caltech, are writing to you today to encourage you to vote YES in the upcoming union election on January 31 and February 1 at Ramo Auditorium. More than forty percent of graduate students and...

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Addressing Unionization Misinformation

My name is Ruby Byrne, and I am a postdoc in PMA. I’m reaching out to all of you in my Caltech community to share my experiences with unionization and to counter misinformation I’ve heard surrounding our own upcoming union election. As you know, at the end of this...

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Join us: vote yes to form our union!

We are graduate students and postdocs from all six divisions. We power Caltech’s research endeavors, committed to scientific curiosity, diligent research, and close collaboration. We’re voting “yes” on January 31st and February 1st to form our union, CGPU-UAW, so that...

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Unionization Updates!

Friendly reminder that there are two CGPU-UAW coffee hours this week. Come on by for some free coffee, hang out in an informal environment, and ask any questions you have about forming a union. Coffee Hour 1: 1/9 at 3:00 pm in the Watson Courtyard Coffee Hour 2: 1/10...

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Welcome back! Union election and more

TL;DR: Our election is coming up at the end of the month. Want to help win our union? Fill out this form! Welcome back and happy new year! In case you missed it, grads and postdocs will be able to vote “yes” in an election later this month to officially form our...

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Union election: Vote Jan 31-Feb 1

Two months after filing union authorization cards, Caltech graduate students and postdocs will have the opportunity to vote in an election to officially form our union. Our voices will be heard thanks to the tireless work of graduate students and postdocs who...

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