CGEU Constitutional Convention

Dear CGEU,

We are excited to announce that the CGEU Constitutional Convention will be held the weekend of April 4, 2020 at the University of Toronto’s St. George Campus. More details on the meeting (including voting policies/procedure, location/accessibility, childcare, meeting rules and meeting outline) can be found here.

Registration for the Constitutional Convention will open by February 29.

We continue to seek input on the direction of the CGEU. In addition to Listening Sessions, we ask that you complete this survey and share it widely(If there is no Listening Session in your area – please send us an email to find out about how to organize one, or see below for the webinar schedule!)

Ongoing in the CGEU

Upcoming Listening Session at York University in Toronto Jan 27 1:30 PM – Overgrad Room. All are welcome. For more info on this meeting contact

Webinars For those unable to attend a Listening Session in person, we are holding Webinars (Zoom link, Meeting ID: 846 020 767):
* Jan 17 5:00 PM EST
* Jan 26 8:00 PM EST
* Jan 27 6:00 PM EST
* Jan 28 1:00 PM EST
* Jan 31 5:00 PM EST

2020 Annual CGEU Conference – Save the date! The Annual CGEU Conference will be held the weekend of May 30th in Urbana, Illinois – hosted by UIUC GEO, IFT Local 6300!

We are launching a sister union program to help unions that are emergent or facing challenges connect with experienced unions. Anyone can join the sister union program: recognized unions, unrecognized and just forming groups, undergraduates, graduates, postdocs and adjunct organizations – are all welcome! To join, please fill out this form and we will be in touch with you!

Contract & Bylaws sharing We are building an open repository of collective agreements and bylaws. Please add your bylaws and collective agreements here if they are not there already, or send to

Join our calls! The CGEU Coordinating Committee meets Sundays at 7:00 PM EST throughout January – all welcome (Zoom link, Meeting ID: 846 020 767).

This email likely did not make it out to all of those active in CGEU. Please share this email widely!

In solidarity,

CGEU Coordinating Committee