Understand our contract

This page provides a summary of our contract with NYU. Read below to understand your rights and benefits as a graduate student worker.

For further details, see the full contract. Email us at gsoc@2110uaw.org if you have any questions!

Jump to: Eligibility; Work; Health Care, Dental, Wellness and Dependents; Grievance and Arbitration Procedures; Equity and Inclusion; or Tuition and Fees.


Who is included in the contract?


See our contract for further information about work conditions, travel expenses, holidays/vacation and leaves of absence.

Equity in access to job postings

Detailed and timely appointment letters

Support for workers affected by cancelled classes and positions

Salary and pay increases

Job training payment and fee remission

Vacation and service bonuses

Paid leave and leaves of absence

Parental leave

Health Care, Dental, Wellness and Dependents

Health insurance and out-of-pocket costs support

Dental insurance and out-of-pocket costs support

Access to Employee Assistance Program

Healthcare funding for dependents

Funding and support for childcare

Grievance and Arbitration Procedures

In the event of violations of our contract, we follow an arbitration procedure described in our agreement with NYU (Article XX).

What should I do if I have a grievance?

How does the grievance process work?

Equity and Inclusion

Compliance with equal opportunity and disability policies

Convening of advisory committee on power-based harassment

Support for international and immigrant graduate workers

Convening a health and safety committee

Tuition and Fees

Waiving of matriculation and other fees