On Friday afternoon, members of Barnard’s newly-formed Resident Assistants Union (OPEIU Local 153) rallied outside Barnard Hall to highlight unfair working conditions and demand voluntary recognition.
After months of organizing, Barnard College Resident Assistants announced today that they have filed for union recognition with OPEIU Local 153, and demanded voluntary recognition from President Beilock.
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 […]
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 […]
What’s the deal with Barnard’s contingent faculty? What is contingent faculty? What was the strike threat all about? Bwog staffer Sarah Dahl got a chance to hear from one of the union organizers last night, and is here to write about it. The following reflects her own opinions. “The College has consistently maneuvered legal delays and stalled negotiations […]
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 […]