Cornell Graduate Students United organized in support of labor rights for graduate student Martha Jean-Charles at Caldwell Hall on 21 September 2016. Most recently, CGSU and COLA issued a statement in support of the contingent faculty union and potential strike.

Cornell Graduate Students United and Cornell Organization for Labor Action Stand By Ithaca College in Contingent Faculty Strike

“We, the members of Cornell Graduate Student Union and Cornell Organization for Labor Action, stand in solidarity with the Ithaca College Contingent Faculty,” the statement read. “We, as current and future workers from Cornell University, remind the Ithaca College Administration that the fundamental role of the university is to critically challenge the status quo, which reserves justice, equality and dignity for a small minority.”