Due to the interruption of Core classes by the SWC-UAW strike, Literature Humanities sections will now require additional instruction and coursework, to be completed by January 31, 2022.
On Monday, faculty gathered for a midday picket and rally while both the University and the Union expressed frustration at stagnant negotiations in the final full week of the Fall 2021 semester.
Deputy Editor Lillian Rountree, Deputy Events Editor Grace Fitzgerald-Diaz, and SGA Bureau Chief Grace Novarr spoke with the three dissenting members of the GWC-UAW Bargaining Committee following the announcement of the tentative contract rejection and the entire committee’s joint resignation.
In a close vote, graduate student workers have decided against the proposed contract from the bargaining committee and the University.
The Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC-UAW) has accepted the University’s offer of mediation in exchange for a pause of the current strike, as stated in an update to their website on the evening of Friday, April 2.
This morning, Interim Provost Ira Katznelson updated the community on the University’s perspective and proposals regarding the ongoing graduate student strike. The union, the GWC-UAW, calls it a “step in the right direction,” but demands further assurances of neutrality in the process.
The Graduate Workers of Columbia have officially begun their strike for a fair contract with the University after weeks of unsuccessful bargaining, meaning thousands of graduate workers will cease all instruction, research, and communication through University platforms.
Ira Katznelson, Interim Provost, speaks about the University’s side of the bargaining table and explains current negotiations, future hopes, and limitations regarding graduate workers’ demands.
Columbia University President Lee Bollinger and Provost John Coatsworth announced today that Columbia has agreed to bargain with the Graduate Workers of Columbia (GWC) and Columbia Postdoctoral Workers (CPW), both unions affiliated with United Automobile Workers (UAW). The announcement comes just a week and a half before November 30, the deadline GWC gave Columbia to agree to […]