Understand It

This is a summary of some of the central points of the agreement between NYU and GSOC/UAW Local 2110 (“the contract”) that affect graduate student workers.

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WORK

Please see the contract for further information about work conditions, travel expenses, holidays/vacation and leaves of absence (Articles VIII, IX, XI, XIIA and XIID respectively).

HEALTH CARE, DENTAL CARE, WELLNESS and DEPENDENTS

GRIEVANCE and ARBITRATION PROCEDURE

If the conditions of the contract are not met, there is an arbitration procedure described in our agreement with NYU that we need to follow (Article XX).

EQUITY & INCLUSION

  • NYU commits to comply with its Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity policy statement.
  • NYU commits to comply with its reasonable accommodation statements found on the Office of Equal Employment Opportunity webpage.
  • Disability Accommodations: Upon request from a graduate worker with a disability, NYUl must meet with the worker  and provide reasonable accommodation, absent undue hardship, to enable the worker to perform the essential functions of their job, consistent with state, federal and local law as well as NYU policies.

Power-based harassment: NYU will convene an advisory committee made up of two (2) GSOC representatives and two (2) NYU representatives to discuss issues surrounding power-based harassment. The committee may make recommendations to NYUregarding addressing complaints about power-based harassment. The committee will meet up to four (4) times an academic year at GSOC’s request.