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CUCU Trade Union & Labour History Series: Graduate Student Organising and the Future of Unions

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Katy Fox-Hodess (Berkeley) and Jack Saunders (Warwick) on organising graduate students and the future of union organising

Katy Fox-Hodess is a doctoral candidate in Sociology at the University of California, Berkeley. A long-time activist in the trade union movement, Katy is the former Berkeley campus Chair of the UAW 2865 , the University of California labor union which represents 13,000 graduate student teaching assistants from across the state of California. She will be discussing UAW 2865 ’s vision of left-wing political unionism and grassroots union democracy.

Jack Saunders is an activist with FACE - Fighting Against Casualisation in Education and a labour historian at the University of Warwick. He’ll be talking about past campaigns by groups in the FACE network, as well as prospects for the future.

The third in Cambridge-Anglia Ruskin’s UCU Trade Union and Labour History series. Co-sponsored by the journal Renewal.

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