See below for the official notice of the Bargaining Committee Vacancy Election on Thursday, October 17th, 2019. Candidate statementsthe guide to electioneering and more information can be found on the CPW-UAW website.

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An election for two [2] CPW-UAW Bargaining Committee positions will take place on Thursday, October 17th, 2019 at the following times and locations.

Morningside: 10am-12pm, 1pm-6pm, in Joe’s Cafe in the Northwest Corner Building

CUMC: 10am-12pm, 1pm-6pm, in Hammer Health Sciences Building, Room LL1-104

Lamont: 10am-2pm, in the Cafeteria

Manhattanville: 10am-12pm, 1pm-4pm, Forum cafe (The Forum)

A run-off election, if necessary, will be held on Thursday, October 24th, 2019 from 10am to 6pm. The locations will be announced if necessary.

The following candidates have accepted nomination for the two [2] CPW-UAW Bargaining Committee positions:

Pierre-Jacques Brun

Laureline Josset

Jozsef Meszaros

The election will be conducted with the two [2] candidates who receive the highest number of votes being elected. All eligible Union supporters [any Columbia Postdoctoral Research Scientist, Postdoctoral Research Scholar, Postdoctoral Research Fellow, Associate Research Scientist, or Associate Research Scholar who is currently employed by the university] who have filled out a CPW-UAW authorization card or a bargaining survey are eligible to vote. Members of the bargaining unit who have not done so may fill out an authorization card at the polls prior to voting.

Ballots will be counted after the polls close at Brownie’s Cafe (basement of Avery Hall).