Happy International Women’s Day! Women around the world are coming together today to celebrate the struggles to advance women’s cultural, social and political equality.

In spite of these past successes, women still face many barriers. One of the many reasons that hundreds of postdoctoral researchers support forming a union is to negotiate stronger protections against sexual harassment and discrimination at Columbia.

Check out this great story in Elite Daily about how the UConn Graduate Student Union Helps Handle Sexual Harassment, where they negotiated stronger protections in their first contract and have  already enforced those rights through their grievance procedure.

If you want to get more involved with the Columbia Postdoctoral Workers please click here.

Best wishes,

Members of the Columbia Postdoctoral Workers (CPW-UAW)