Earlier this week, Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree and Deputy News Editor Paulina Rodriguez sat down with members of the bargaining committee for the Barnard Contingent Faculty Union (BCF-UAW) to talk about their union, its impact on campus, and labor on campus more broadly.
Barnard President Debora Spar sent an email to the community this evening informing them of the details of the contact made between Barnard College and the contingent faculty union, BCF-UAW 2110. This announcement follows an email sent on Thursday informing students that an agreement had been made while not supplying details. The announcement of the agreement […]
Happening in the World: On Wednesday, President Donald Trump said that he would not push for a separate Palestinian state in addition to Israel, a drastic change from the policies of prior U.S. Presidents who advocated for a two-state solution. (Washington Post) Happening in NYC: Governor Andrew Cuomo signed a bill on Tuesday, stopping a proposed law that would […]
Barnard Contingent Faculty, a union for Barnard College faculty in conjunction with United Auto Workers, has announced a strike deadline for four weeks from today. The union posted on their website earlier today with a statement announcing this decision. It said the union voted in December to “authorize the BCF-UAW Bargaining Committee to call for any […]
A majority vote has granted Barnard Contingent Faculty Union power to declare a strike. This news comes after a long contract negotiation process between the college and BCF-UAW, as the parties have struggled to settle details like fair wage and benefits. While Barnard would like for operations to continue as usual, a strike could mean cancelled exams for […]
Update (10/8/2016 at 2:50pm): Administration has asked SWS to remove their Facebook post that says an invitation wasn’t extended to the organization to meet with Provost Bell, as they reached out to two seemingly random students in the organization. According to the caption of the email screenshot, one student was barely involved with SWS and the other never […]