Thank you to everyone who participated in our Strike Authorization Vote, which ended yesterday at midnight. Postdocs and Associate Researchers at Columbia University cast a total of 962 ballots. Union members voted with a majority of 97.56% Yes to authorize our elected Bargaining Committee to call a strike if they believe it is necessary to achieve our contract demands. 

Members voted as follows: 

  • 97.56% voted in favor of authorizing a strike
  • 0.86% voted against authorizing a strike
  • 1.58% Abstained

Out of the total ballots cast:

  • 96.36% voted in favor of authorizing a strike
  • 1.25% voted against authorizing a strike 
  • 2.39% abstained

We will follow up soon with more details about these results and our next steps. We look forward to discussing with everyone as we continue to build our campaign to win a fair contract. 

In solidarity,

CPW-UAW 4100 Elections Committee


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