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The outside of the administration building in March 2020. The RABIA GURSOY/STATESMAN FILE

President McInnis announces wage increase for graduate workers; GSEU leader calls move “bad faith act”

Maria Lynders and Steven Keehner November 16, 2021
In the email, McInnis announced that state graduate assistants and teaching assistants with an academic year obligation making less than $22,500 or with an annual obligation making less than $27,857 will be brought up to that level.
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Stony Brook administration promises to announce wage increase for graduate workers after threats to boycott symposium

Stony Brook administration promises to announce wage increase for graduate workers after threats to boycott symposium

Maria Lynders November 14, 2021
The Stony Brook administration has promised to announce a wage increase on Nov. 19 for graduate student workers in response to the Graduate Student Employee Union’s (GSEU) Living Wage Campaign that has gained campus-wide support.
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GSEU SBU hand-delivers a 10-foot-long petition demanding graduate workers be paid a living wage

GSEU SBU hand-delivers a 10-foot-long petition demanding graduate workers be paid a living wage

Maria Lynders October 5, 2021
The Graduate Student Employees Union (GSEU) at Stony Brook presented a petition to be paid a living wage to President Maurie McInnis on Sept. 30. The union is giving McInnis 10 days to formally respond or they “will be forced to induce a response by other means.”
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Graduate Student Employees Union members protest increased fees during Stony Brook Universitys Admitted Students Day on Saturday, April 6, at the main fountain outside of the administration building. This year graduate student fees will increase by about $100. GARY GHAYRAT/THE STATESMAN

Graduate students protest fee increase on Admitted Students Day

Gary Ghayrat April 7, 2019
Around half a dozen graduate teaching and research assistants stood at the fountain on Saturday, April 6 to voice their dissatisfaction with recent student fee increases.
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