In the past two weeks, 96.4% of you voted YES to strike. Now, our bargaining committee has set the strike deadline for April 26th. Join us for a “Demands Discussion w/ the BC” this Wednesday, 4/14 at 4:30 pm EST. Join to discuss our contract demands in advance of our strike deadline. If you plan to attend this…
Know what you are striking for and prepare for the conversations ahead. Why can’t we work on strike? What do we tell our students? What is in the contract? Can NYU afford it?
In solidarity means many minds working together. Individual efforts make a difference! See how you can take action today to let NYU know you support the Graduate Worker Strike.
Whether in person or online, a strike is an active effort! Stay informed on our latest bargaining and strike efforts by following our social media and watching for our emails.
The Strike Authorization Vote needed to pass a two-thirds majority for our Bargaining Committee to have the ability to set a strike deadline. We flew past that mark and there is a real mandate to call a strike to win our demands.
What are we really asking for? Why are we striking? Prepare for the conversations ahead.
Resources for Undergraduates
Striking will affect classes for many students. See here to understand why graduate student workers are striking, how it affects you, and how you can help.
Talking About the Strike
Having a conversation with our faculty and students about the strike may be hard. Use this resource from Columbia graduate students.
Despite 9 months of bargaining, NYU has failed to agree to a fair contract. Read about our demands and know more about the contract we are fighting for
The results are in. Out of 1,386 total votes, 1,336 of you voted yes to strike. That’s 96.4%. That, to put it plainly, is incredible. We want to extend an enormous amount of gratitude to everyone who voted, told their colleagues to vote, texted their co-workers, and called GSOC members right up until the poll…
If you missed our previous quick explainers: living wage, health care, protection for international & immigrant workers, Cops off Campus, and Strike Vote #RealTalk. TODAY IS THE LAST DAY TO VOTE YES IN THE STRIKE AUTHORIZATION VOTE.Also, scroll down to see a solidarity message from Tech Workers Coalition NYC. What we have now A small percentage of Master’s grad workers do…
What are the health and safety risks associated with cops? -Grad workers have given many testimonials about being harassed by police while on campus. -Currently, NYPD can enter campus buildings without a warrant. NYPD in and around NYU buildings are regularly spotted without wearing masks or proper PPE and have responded aggressively when asked to put one…
Take an active role in fighting for a fair contract for you and your fellow workers!
Reach out to faculty members you have a relationship with to explain why we are striking and gain their support. See our letter template here as a starting point.
Attend an event
Attend our next event either in person or online. Join in solidarity with your fellow workers and check here for bargaining sessions, rallies, virtual actions, phone banking, and more.
If NYU graduate workers decide to strike, we recognize that we do not all face the same risks to our income. Click here and help with the mutual aid fund.
Join your fellow union members in our strike efforts! Volunteer to phone bank, draft press releases, organize strike actions, and generally connect with your fellow activists.
Post on social media
Have a social media following? Raise your voice and get the word out that NYU graduate students are coming together to fight for a fair contract. Use these resources to get started.
Change your gmail signature
A quick and easy action to take is to change your email signature to state your support for the graduate student workers. Click here for a how-to on how to change yours.
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