Strike Resources

Get Informed

What are we really asking for? Why are we striking? How can I help?

For Workers

Prepare for the strike with these resources for workers.

For Supporters

Not a worker? Check these resources to find out more about the strike and how it affects you.

Quick Explainers

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Quick Explainer: Mediation

In yesterday’s bargaining session with NYU, we offered to enter mediation, on certain terms. Here’s why:First, what is mediation? In bargaining mediation, a third party is brought in to help reach an agreement for a contract. The mediator meets with us and the university separately,…

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Quick Explainer: Tuition Waiver for Master’s students

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…

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Talking with Students

Having a conversation with our students about the strike and how it will affect them may be difficult. Here’s our guide for talking to students

Talking with Supervisors

Prepare for the conversations with supervisors and faculty using our guide and email templates.

Email Templates

Use our email templates to faculty and managers to let them know that you will be going on strike, how it will affect your work, and what they can do to help.

Applying for Strike Pay

If you are a GSOC member on strike, fill out this form to let us know and to qualify you for strike pay. As a reminder, you must spend 10 hours on the picket to qualify for strike pay. However, we ask that you spend 20 hours a week. Please contact your strike captain if you need an exemption.


Undergraduate FAQ

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.

Faculty / Supervisor FAQ

The goal of any strike is to disrupt the institution. But what exactly does the strike mean for faculty? How can faculty and supervisors support workers? See here for our guide.

NYU Employee Open Letter

We rely on our employee allies at NYU to support our strike. If you are a faculty member, administrator, or clerical staff please sign and share this open letter calling on the university to settle a fair contract.