Thank you to everyone who participated in our election on bargaining committee eligibility. Voting ended today at 5PM. Here are the results: Question #1 – What past, current, or future employment status should qualify a Columbia student to vote for
Meeting Reminder Please attend today’s meeting at 4pm, in Schermerhorn 754. We will be discussing further next steps on our upcoming bargaining committee elections as well as some actions to take in response to the University’s objections with the NLRB.
We are disappointed to report that the University has filed objections with the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) attempting to overturn the results of our recent unionization election. As you recall, eligible RAs and TAs voted 1602-623 in favor of
Two important events happening on Monday! First, we will be having a meeting on Monday, December 19, 4-6PM in 754 Schermerhorn Extension to discuss our next steps in determining the process for electing our first bargaining committee. At this point,
Huge news! By an overwhelming margin of 1,602 YES to 623 NO, Columbia RAs and TAs have voted for GWC-UAW as our union. The NLRB counted the ballots this afternoon. Since the 647 challenged ballots were not determinative, they will
The polls are now closed in our historic union election. First and foremost, we want to thank everyone who participated in the campaign over the last two and a half years, as well as all of our allies on campus
Voting starts tomorrow in our historic NLRB election. The long road we have traveled to get to this point has involved thousands of conversations, town halls across campus and numerous debates. We are proud of the unprecedented, positive conversation we
As a founding member of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee-UAW at New York University in the mid-1990’s, I was very proud to be part of a national movement that sought to ensure adequate working conditions for teaching and research assistants.
As the University intensifies its last-minute, heavy-handed efforts to convince us to vote no, we are proud to announce that United States Senator Bernie Sanders has sent Columbia RAs and TAs a personal message of hope that we vote “yes”
As our historic election approaches next week, we are disappointed that the Columbia administration continues to oppose unionization and expend time and resources sending emails like the one from the Provost this afternoon. It is particularly disappointing to see such