UGSDW members occupying Nollen House on Dec. 14, 2018

Statement on Feb. 21 Special Campus Memo

Fighting for all student workers, UGSDW looks forward to a dialogue with the administration.
Letter sent to Grinnell's Board of Trustees

Our Letter to the Board of Trustees

UGSDW President Quinn Ercolani sent a letter to the trustees, explaining the reasons behind our recent disruption of their meeting, and reiterating our request for discussion and dialogue with the college.
UGSDW members sing at a meeting of the Board of Trustees.

Trustees Walk Out as UGSDW Asks for Dialogue

On February 8, to reiterate our demand for President Kington to meet with us and discuss our ongoing expansion campaign, 40 UGSDW members peacefully disrupted a meeting of the trustees of the college.
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UGSDW Unearths Evidence of Racial Discrimination at the Spencer Grill

New UGSDW Report Details Grinnell’s Consistent Bias in Discipline and Termination Decisions
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UGSDW’s New Year Resolution

UGSDW revisits a historic year of labor organizing, and envisions the fight to build a powerful union for all working students in 2019.
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$9.76 Wage under new contract
Food Safety Training
25% Decrease in unfilled shifts since new contract
Experience Bonuses
Grievance Procedure
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