Thu, Oct 20, 2016, 3:13am
Historically, Columbia has treated its graduate students fairly and paid them a living wage, making it unclear whether unions have a place on campus.
Thu, Sep 8, 2016, 1:37am
As Columbia graduate students prepare to vote on whether they should form a union, two long-standing debates have reemerged on campus, centered on the role of the graduate student at the University and whether unionization would pose a threat to academic freedom within the classroom.
Wed, Mar 2, 2016, 1:19am
The fight over graduate students’ ability to unionize at private universities has moved one step forward, with both Columbia University and the Graduate Workers of Columbia University submitting briefs with the National Labor Relations Board on Monday.
Mon, Dec 7, 2015, 9:16pm
The New York City Council Progressive Caucus endorsed Columbia graduate teaching and research assistants’ push to unionize on Monday, joining over 160 elected officials including New Yor
Thu, Nov 12, 2015, 8:53pm
Moving forward in their pursuit to be recognized as a union, the Graduate Workers of Columbia-United Auto Workers filed a request on Friday for the National Labor Relations Board in Washington to review their petition to unionize.
Thu, Apr 16, 2015, 12:05am
Graduate Workers of Columbia-United Auto Workers, the group of graduate students attempting to gain union recognition from the National Labor Relations Board, has consistently cited late pay as a serious grievance it plans to address if it achieves this goal.
Tue, Apr 7, 2015, 2:20am
Gaining better working conditions for TAs and RAs, who are often graduate students, is the best step forward for the entire Columbia community.
Thu, Feb 19, 2015, 5:07am
The New York region chapter of the National Labor Relations Board dismissed a petition for unionization from the Graduate Workers of Columbia on Feb. 6.
Wed, Feb 11, 2015, 6:56am
Following NYU's lead, a union of Columbia graduate student students is seeking recognition from the University. What can they accomplish, and for whom are they accomplishing it?