While participating in a strike will require all of us to make sacrifices, this action also gives postdocs and ARSs the collective power to end Columbia’s unlawful actions that are aimed at undermining our union and preventing contract agreements on vital improvements. 

When postdocs and ARSs are treated fairly under the law and are given the means to survive, research will thrive; when Columbia invests back in its research, our research can better reach the rest of the world.