The vote on whether to ratify our tentative agreement with Columbia has concluded as of 12:00pm today. Postdocs and Associate Researchers at Columbia University cast a total of 891 ballots. Union members voted with a majority of 88.4% Yes to ratify the tentative agreement as our contract.
Members voted as follows:
- 88.4% voted in favor of ratifying the agreement
- 11.5% voted against ratifying the agreement
Out of the total ballots cast:
- 89.4% voted in favor of ratifying the agreement
- 10.6% voted against ratifying the agreement
Thank you to everyone who participated in the vote. After more than six months of bargaining, this vote is a strong mandate for researchers to continue improving our working conditions and the research conditions at Columbia.
In addition, a majority of researchers have signed up for union membership! Click here to sign up as a member of our union and forward this link to your colleagues and encourage them to become a member of our union.
CPW-UAW Elections Committee