SEIU Colludes with Columbia to Push Through Contract for Staff
The proposed contract would provide raises of only three percent per year, an effective pay cut. Workers are waging a “Vote No” campaign.
Olivia WoodSeptember 1, 2022
Columbia University’s Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies Department Refuses To Hire Scabs
Columbia University’s Department of Middle Eastern, South Asian and African Studies has issued a statement refusing to hire scabs for the spring semester. All departments should follow its lead, stand in solidarity with student workers, and defy the university’s orders to break their strike.
Tatiana CozzarelliDecember 18, 2021
Columbia Seeks Scabs. NYC-Area University Educators Refuse
Columbia is trying to hire scabs to replace student workers for spring semester in an effort to break their 7-week-long strike. Student workers at NYU-GSOC have organized a pledge that no academic worker will cross the picket line by applying for or accepting these jobs. We reprint the pledge here and urge readers who work in higher education to sign on as individuals and ask their unions to do the same.
Left VoiceDecember 14, 2021
Unite Our Struggles: All Out for Columbia Student Workers
Student workers at Columbia University have been fighting to win a first contract for almost four years and are once again on strike. In order to win, they will need the support and solidarity of students and faculty across the city and across the country.
Left Voice Higher Education WorkersDecember 4, 2021
Columbia University Threatens Striking Student Workers with Permanent Replacement
On Thursday, Columbia University sent an email threatening to replace striking student workers permanently if they do not return to work by December 10. Unions in New York City and across the country must throw their full support behind the strike.
Left VoiceDecember 4, 2021