Hear from a few of us on why we are working to build our union.

Cora Bergantiños is an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Genetics and Development. Hear why she supports the union as a woman in science.

Hear how a union makes the academy more accessible for women >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Álvaro Cuesta-Dominguez is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department of Physiology and Cellular Biophysics. Hear why he thinks postdocs should unionize.

Learn how a union can advocate for protections for international workers >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Yoona Kang is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department of Genetics and Development. Hear her talk about her experience as a member of UCSF’s postdoc union and what postdocs at Columbia can gain from unionizing.

Find out what protections and benefits other postdoc unions have secured >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Subrata is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in the Department of Genetics and Development. He supports a union so that new parents are guaranteed paid family leave.

Hear how a union can support postdocs with families >>

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Laura is an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Biological Sciences. She supports a union because Associate Research Scientists and Postdocs can win better benefits when they stand united.

Learn how a union provides stability for postdocs advancing in their careers >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Anthony Romer is an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Pediatrics. Hear why he supports the union.

Find out what collective bargaining can accomplish for postdocs >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roberto is an Associate Research Scientist in the Department of Microbiology and Immunology. He supports a union because academic workers deserve full transparency, not stressful opacity.

Learn how a union helps you put your research first >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Paula is a Postdoctoral Research Scientist in the Department of Genetics and Development. She’s in favor of a union because foreign Postdocs need better support navigating visa issues.

Find out how international workers' voices are amplified through a union >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Roxanne Toivanen was a postdoctoral fellow in the Department of Medicine. She helped organize the union as a political voice for individual rights, as well as the rights of the greater research community.

Find out how a union advocates for improved research opportunities. >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Rafa was an Associate Research Scientist in the Pulmonary Medicine Department. He helped form the union because of the protections of a fair grievance procedure.

Hear why a grievance procedure is important >>

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Why do you support CPW-UAW?