Graduate Employee Organization – UMass Amherst

The Graduate Employee Organization is a unit of teaching assistants, teaching associates, research assistants, project assistants, assistant residence directors, and graduate interns at UMass Amherst. GEO was organized in 1991 and remains one of the strongest units within UAW Local 2322.

Amherst Office:
201 Student Union
UMass Amherst 01003
Servicing Representative:
Anais Surkin
anais@uaw2322.org
GEO Staff  & Leadership
Stewards List
Contract:
GEO contract 2017

 

 

Hiring Deadlines Extended

Would you like to work for the UAW? Now Hiring! Please see the following links for information on the Union Representative positions within the UAW Local 2322. Full-time Union Representative Part-time Union Representative (Vermont Units) Please email your inquiries and resumes to the hiring committee listed on the job position you wish to fill. It is important to notice that there are multiple hiring committees so make … Continue reading

Hiring Notice: GEO Black Caucus Coordinator (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

Black Caucus Coordinator Rationale:             The Black Caucus is a progressive, democratic organization of domestic and international Black and African-descended graduate student-workers dedicated to the pursuit of racial, gender and economic equality through active political participation. The Black Caucus Coordinator supports the Black Caucus in its work to address the unique needs and issues of both domestic and international Black graduate student-workers and graduate student-workers … Continue reading

Tri-State Membership Meeting!

Last Thursday UAW 2322 attempted its first ever multi-state meeting. We have been working on a way to be inclusive of members we represent who are not able to attend our meetings because of physical locations and hours of driving to get there. We had a few glitches but overall we were successful in our goal of connecting multiple sites with video and audio. We … Continue reading

Update Your Contact Information TODAY!

Did you recently move? Have a new phone number? Get a new email address? Has your name changed? We rely on you to let us know when information changes. Let us know how to reach you so we can stay in touch, keep you informed, and invite you to participate in events. Keeping your contact information updated with our office will be extremely important in the coming … Continue reading

GEO: An open letter to Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy

Published in the 10/5/2015 UMass Daily Collegian: Dear Chancellor Kumble Subbaswamy, On Friday, Sept. 4, the University of Massachusetts welcomed thousands of first-year students to their new home. Many of these students will take up a number of leadership positions on campus throughout their undergraduate experience. Dozens, if not hundreds of them will become resident assistants and peer mentors. So it is quite disturbing that while … Continue reading