Following our strike deadline announcement, you can now sign up for picket line shifts to demonstrate during our strike. In order to have a strong, visible picket line, it will be important to spend as close as possible to 20
We are announcing a strike deadline. We have just sent President Bollinger a letter demanding that the university declare its intention to begin bargaining by 10am on April 24. If the university continues to defy both labor law and the
Thank you to everyone who came out to vote in the strike authorization vote over the past two weeks. Our strike authorization vote has concluded: out of 1968 valid ballots,1832, (93%) voted YES, with 136 voting NO. This is
In February, we published an open letter announcing our commitment to organize for a strike authorization vote if Columbia refused to begin bargaining with us. Provost Coatsworth responded, exhorting us not to strike because of the massive effect withdrawing our
The Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia University – UAW Local 2110 has endorsed the International Women’s Strike on March 8th.
On Thursday, Provost John Coatsworth responded to our recent open letter, in which grad workers from departments across the university announced we would organize a strike authorization vote if the administration continued to defy their legal obligation to bargain. Coatsworth
We changed labor law. We voted union YES. We won NLRB certification. Columbia has worked against us for the past three-and-a-half years and actively used this time to voice their anti-union stance. Now it’s time to demonstrate that our work
Join us Feb. 1 to protest Columbia’s announcement that it will break the law! In an email sent earlier today to the Columbia community, Provost Coatsworth announced that the University will refuse to bargain with our union. It is an
The Organizing Committee of the Graduate Workers of Columbia University – UAW Local 2110 stands in solidarity with the Ramapough Lenape Nation against the devastating effects of the proposed Pilgrim Pipeline.
Following our union certification, members of our bargaining committee went to President Bollinger’s office to renew our request to start bargaining immediately. Read our request to bargain here.