Short version:
  • Please fill out the bargaining survey by August 14 to help determine bargaining priority and strategies!
  • We’ve changed our name to Student Workers of Columbia (SWC) to better include undergraduate members!
  • We have new elected committees! Here is a calendar with meeting dates for working groups.
Longer version:
Hi everyone,
Bargaining survey
Please fill out the bargaining survey by August 14 to help set priorities and determine strategy for the bargaining process set to commence shortly. Responses will be kept confidential, and aggregate results will be discussed in upcoming general body meetings.
Name Change
We are happy to officially announce our name change! The unit has voted to change our name to the Student Workers of Columbia (SWC). Our unit is undergraduate and graduate student workers, and we stand together. Keep your eyes out for our new graphics and logo!
Committee Election Results and Working Groups
The following committees were elected at last week’s general body meeting:
  • Comm Comm: Joel van de Sande, Katy Habr, Caroline Smith, Manuela Maria Luengas Solano, Isobel Plowright, Avi Zeff
  • Process: Akshay Ragupathy, Jared Sacks, Amogh Sahu, Caitlin Liss, Joanna Lee, Ethan Jacobs
  • Records: Amelia Spooner, Sohee Ryuk, Charlie Steinman
If you are interested in joining any of the following working groups, you can find meeting times on the SWC calendar. Everyone is welcome to join these groups!
  • Social Media and Messaging
  • Polling
  • Solidarity
  • International and Immigrant Students
  • Discrimination and Harassment
  • Healthcare
  • Recognition (Titles & classifications, Union security, Management rights)
  • Cost of Living
  • Legal
  • University Finances
  • Strike Planning
In solidarity,