Online Town Hall this Friday:
With only three more weeks to go we encourage all PARs to participate in our campaign to secure a strong first contract. Please join members of the CPW-UAW organizing committee for an online town hall on where negotiations stand and how you and your coworkers can help. You can join from your computer if you want to follow along with the presentation or from your phone if you would just like to listen.
Take our COVID-19 Survey:
We were relieved to hear that Columbia has moved to significantly reduce the research operations during the COVID19 outbreak. In order for our elected bargaining team to have a better understanding of how researchers are being affected by the virus, please take a few minutes to fill out our short survey.
Our Letter to the Board of Trustees:
We also remain firmly committed to completing negotiations for our first contract by April 6. As we enter the last few weeks of negotiating our first contact we want to make sure that all Postdoctoral Researchers and Associate Research Scientists (PARs) are informed on where negotiations stand and are able to help move Columbia to agree to a fair contract. On Friday March 13th, 2020 our elected bargaining committee sent this letter to the Columbia Board of Trustees to communicate our willingness to continue to bargain a fair agreement, either in person or virtually.
We hope you can make it our town hall and please do let us know how you are being affected by the ongoing COVID-19 situation.
CPW-UAW Bargaining Committee