Bargaining Session #13 : An offer from Columbia we *can* refuse!

On July 11th, we met with Columbia’s bargaining team to continue negotiating our first union contract. Highlights:      We presented our revised proposals on Training, Workload and Appointment Security.  Columbia presented a comprehensive updated package of proposals consisting of mostly non-economic

Bargaining Session #10: Columbia Refusing Real Recourse on Sexual Harassment

Bargaining Session #10: Columbia Refusing Real Recourse on Sexual Harassment

Our first session of the summer involved substantial back-and-forth with Columbia’s bargaining team over our Non-Discrimination and Harassment proposal, which aims to establish stronger protections and recourse for workers who experience sexual harassment and other forms of discrimination. We also

Session #9 – Non-Discrimination and Harassment and Other Proposals

Last Monday, May 13, we met with Columbia’s bargaining team in Lerner Hall to present a significant contract article — Non-Discrimination and Harassment — and several counter-proposals — Severability, Union-Management Committee, Employment Files, Job Posting, Appointment Notification and Job Description,