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Columbia Students and Workers Rally

On Saturday, around 40 members of Student-Worker Solidarity, a group of Columbia and Barnard students working for pay equality in the Columbia community, rallied alongside former restaurant workers at Indus Valley Restaurant on Broadway. Here’s SWS’s official press release about the event: For the third Saturday in a row, Columbia students protested alongside former employees […]

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Students Stand in Solidarity with Indus Valley Workers

Last week saw the triumphant victory of UAW Local 2110. Bwog’s Resourceful Barnard Bureau Roberta Barnett now reports on a development. Following the success of the “Students Support Barnard Workers” campaign, the organization has moved on to its next task.  The group will now fight alongside former workers of Indus Valley in their quest to […]

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Barnard Workers Vote to Accept Contract

In an email sent out to the Barnard student body this morning, DSpar announced that the members of UAW Local 2110 have ratified the tentative agreement announced yesterday. The new contract, which contains no wage freeze or cuts to benefits or maternity leave, “will be finalized upon approval of Barnard’s Board of Trustees.” DSpar calls […]

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BREAKING: Barnard Workers Reach Tentative Deal

Bwog has just received word from the heads of the Students Support Barnard Workers group that UAW Local 2110, which has been struggling and fighting back over major cuts in basic benefits, has reached a tentative agreement with Barnard.  The students were contacted by the president of UAW Local 2110.  To comment, the Local office […]

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UAW Local 2110 and Barnard Students Get Schooled

Nearly 100 students, workers, and organizers crammed into the Ella Weed Room in Milbank on Monday night to learn about the recent struggles of the members of Local 2110 UAW at Barnard. Roberta Barnett and Maud Rozee bore witness to this educational endeavor. Since May, Barnard’s office workers have been fighting to keep essential benefits, […]

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Free Food and Solidarity

As previously reported, UAW Local 2110, which includes workers on staff at Barnard, has a major beef about proposed changes to their contracts.  Tonight at 7:30 in the Ella Weed Room (room 223) in Milbank, the newly-formed “Students Support Barnard Workers” group will be holding their first event, Teach-in: Student-Worker Solidarity at Barnard.  The president […]

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What’s Not Working for Barnard Workers

Remember this? Last spring, Columbia, Barnard and Teacher’s College staff rallied down Broadway, protesting the proposed changes to the contracts of UAW Local 2110 members, which encompasses workers on staff at the college. The union’s current contract with Barnard is set to expire at the end of this coming June, and as negotiations continue through […]

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