Classified workers rallied at noon on September 18th, 2013 in support of a fair contract by singing, chanting, and marching around PLC. Members of United Academics, the GTFF, and students showed support by joining the rally.
The bargaining team was present and gave an update about what was happening on campuses around Oregon. The SEIU 503 President, Rob Sisk, spoke at the rally as well.
The rally ended with about 40 people participating in a sit-in at the University of Oregon President’s office.
Local news outlets also covered the event.
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