United Campus Workers of Virginia is a wall-to-wall union organizing public college and university workers across Virginia. We are Local 2265 of Communications Workers of America. Our union currently comprises 3 chapters at University of Virginia, Virginia Commonwealth University, and The College of William & Mary. All Virginia state higher education workers who are not executive administration, representatives of HR, and law enforcement are eligible to join.

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UVa: Pay Your Grad Workers!

Dozens of graduate student workers at UVa have not been paid their stipends–the income we depend on to survive. Most graduate workers live paycheck to

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