Press release: Indiana Graduate Workers Coalition demands vote for union election and a living wage

Jeremy Hogan January 16, 2024

BLOOMINGTON, Ind.—The Indiana Graduate Workers Coalition (IGWC) submitted a formal
union election demand to the Indiana University administration on Tuesday, January 16, 2024.
At approximately 2:00 p.m., a group of IGWC representatives delivered a letter addressed to
President Pamela Whitten that specifically asks the IU administration to pay its graduate
workers, or Student Academic Appointees (SAAs), a living wage and to provide a pathway to
union recognition. The letter asks President Whitten’s office to respond by January 29.