Election of Union Stewards:
The deadline to accept steward nominations closed Thursday, December 3rd. 16 stewards have been elected by acclamation (they ran unopposed) and there is one contested election which will result in two more stewards. The election will take place from December 18 to December 23. Only members that work in the contested district will be eligible to vote .See the details here.
Our First Contract:
The vote on whether to ratify our tentative agreement with Columbia concluded with 99% of those participating voting yes to ratify our contract. This is a strong mandate for researchers to continue improving our working conditions and the research conditions at Columbia.