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TENTATIVE AGREEMENT WITH NYU REACHED, MEMBERSHIP TO VOTE

Tentative agreement reached after three weeks of a strike by graduate workers at NYUStrike ends, graduate workers return to work including grading student workRatification of contract will take place by online vote May 17 – 24   New York, NY: Strikes work.The graduate workers for New York University (GSOC-UAW local 2110) end their strike after three…

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NY State Assemblymembers Pledge Support to Striking Graduate Student Workers at New York University

On the heels of a state budget that directed millions in aid towards New York University (NYU), state legislators issued a letter to NYU leadership in support of workers striking since Monday, urging them to return to the bargaining table Contact: Jackson Fischer-Ward (Epstein), fischej@nyassembly.gov, 718-208-6153 Jay Simpson, GSOC-UAW Press Committee (GSOC-UAW), gsoc.press@gmail.com NEW YORK,…

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GSOC Responds to NYU Parent Email

Although NYU President Andrew Hamilton’s message was sent to NYU’s parents email list, and did not specifically target parents of graduate workers, this email list includes many parents of graduate workers. Hamilton’s email is an unveiled attempt to pit parents of students against striking grad workers. This effort to divide students, workers, and parents is…

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Latest Statements

GWC Ratification Statement

GWC-UAW Local 2110 at Columbia has been on strike since March 15. On Monday, 19 April 2021, the GWC bargaining committee reached a tentative agreement (TA) with Columbia University. As is standard in UAW bargaining, this tentative agreement must be ratified by a membership vote, giving members the opportunity to either vote YES to ratify…

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Statement on the abolition of the PIC

As members of the Graduate Student Organizing Committee (GSOC-UAW Local 2110) at New York University (NYU), we take an unambiguous stance supporting the abolition of the Prison Industrial Complex (PIC). Following the lead of the Black, queer, and feminist abolitionist movement, our vision of liberation requires the abolition of all prisons, detention centers, policing, and…

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Condemning NYU’s “go local” plan at the TLV campus

GSOC-UAW condemns NYU’s decision to use the Tel Aviv Academic center for their “Go Local” plan as a way to tackle government restrictions on travel in and out of the U.S. Using the Tel Aviv academic center is discriminatory and in violation of NYU’s own policies. GSOC members have ​voted​ to close the center at Tel-Aviv, and…

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