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efforts on a few major issues like
salary increases and health care
benefits.
"We are narrowing our priorities
to our strike platform," she said.
"The purpose of the strike platform
is that it's a sign from our members
that these are the issues that we are
willing to walk out for. We won't
concede those at the table."
If a new contract agreement
is not reached by March 17, GEO
members will meet the following
day to vote on whether to leave the

negotiatingtable.
The negotiatingteam would first
reporton where the contract stands
at that time. Union members would
then vote on whether to consider
striking.
If a strike does take place, par-
ticipating GSIs would stop their
usual work for the University and
instead form a picket line outside
University buildings.
"We ask GSIs to basically with-
hold their labor from the Univer-
sity, so not do any of the work they
would typically do as a graduate
student," Woods said. "So if they're
teaching a section that day, they
wouldn't teach their section. They

wouldn't do grading, they wouldn't
hold office hours, they wouldn't
respond to e-mails."
University officials said they
remain confident that a strike can
be avoided.
"I remain hopeful that some-
thing will get done," Frumkin said.
Frumkin said that in past labor
negotiations he has seen contracts
extended, seen people ignore the
contract deadline and keep negoti-
ating and seen the talks go before
an arbitrator.
"There's a point where the two
sides agree to bring in a third
party," he said. "It's called an
impasse procedure."

In general, if an impasse is
declared, athird party is brought in
to mediate between the two sides
to forge a deal deemed to be fair
and avoid strike activities.
"We have, in past negotiations,
formally declared an impasse,"
said Patrick O'Mahen, a spokes-
man for GEO and a GSI in the polit-
ical science department. "We have
brought in an outside mediator in
the past."
Frumkin acknowledged that
third-party mediators had been
brought in previously, but he said
he doubted that they would be nec-
essary in the current negotiations.
Although GEO officials say

they're frustrated with current
negotiations, they hope to avoid an
impasse procedure.
"We want to get this contract
settled without going to arbitra-
tion," Woods said. "That is an
option in all contract negotiations,
but we would like the University to
settle with us."
GEO's latest salary proposal,
made last month, called for a 9-
percent salary increase for the first
year oftheir new contractand infla-
tionary adjustments the second
and third years. The group is still
awaiting the University's counter-
offer on the major issues.
"The ball's in their court in terms

Monday, March 10, 2008 - 7A
of wages and benefits right now,"
Woods said.
Frumkin said the two sides were
still far from reaching an agree-
ment on wages but that once those
aspects are decided, the rest of the
negotiations could be settled soon
thereafter.
"A lot of things can happen very
quickly after one or two things fall
into place," he said.
GEO's most recent contract
became effective on April 21, 2005
and was set to expire on March 1,
2008, but the union's members
voted to extend that deadline until
March 17 to allow for added con-
tract negotiation sessions.

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For Monday, March 10, 2008 SCORPIO
(Oct. 23 to Nov. 21)
(March 21to April 19) This is a good day to improve rela-
Later in the day is a strong time for tionships in a practical, long-term, basic
finances, cash flow and decisions about way, especially with partners and loved
what to do with your money. You might ones. Sit down and get to it.
see new uses for what you have. SAGITTARIUS
(Nov. 2210o Dec. 2 1)
(April 20to May 20) This is a productive day for you either
You can do something to improve at work or with something that is health-
your relationship with others today, related. You can improve your body or
especially your children. (Did you know your state of well-being today.
that Tauruses make the best parents? CAPRICORN
They take care of the basics.) (Dec. 22to Jan. 19)
Parents can improve their approach to
(May 21 to June 20) raising children today. You have increas-
Your instincts about things today are ing confidence in your ideas of how to
very good. Don't question them. Trust teach them. (You also have a better idea
about how you got to be who you are
today.)
(June 21to July 22) AQUARIUS
This is a good day for discussions with (Jan. 20 to Feb. 18)
others, especially groups. You're in a This is an interesting day for financial
practical frame of mind, and you want speculation (later in the day). It's also a
long-term solutions. good day to iron out details about the
maintenance and education of children.
(July 23 to Aug. 22) PISCES
People will notice you and think (Feb. 19to March 20)
you're practical and a go-to person. Today you'll tackle practical, routine
Don't be surprised if others ask you for tasks easily. You have the power of con-
advice. You appear so confident and centration necessary to do a good job.
knowledgeable! You'll be so careful, you won't have to
double-check anything.
(Aug. 23 to Sept. 22) YOU BORN TODAY You're a deeply
People from different backgrounds emotional person. You're extremely sen-
and different cultures might have some- sitive. Because of this, you easily range
thing important to teach you today. between euphoria and despair. You love
Therefore, listen! Keep an open mind. to enjoy life. Youhave a sense of destiny
(But not so open that everything falls and a strong drive for success. You value
your security and will always work to
maintain it. This year a major change
(Sept. 23 to Oct. 22) could take place, perhaps as significant
You'll be able to use what other people as something around 1999.
own or what other people give you in a Birthdate of: Kim Campbell, former
positive way today. You'll also see the Canadian prime minister; Sharon Stone,
best way to serve the needs of others. actress; Carrie Underwood, singer.
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