The University and the Student Workers of Columbia-UAW reached a Tentative Agreement on a four-year labor contract and the strike ended today at noon.

The University's proposal to the Union, which includes major movement on arbitration, economics, union security, and many other issues, provides for unit recognition beyond what the NLRB requires.

This letter to the editor was published in the December 24, 2021 issue of the Wall Street Journal.

The University presented a best and final comprehensive proposal to the Student Workers of Columbia-UAW, offering major enhancements to arbitration, compensation, and benefits.

Columbia will begin the spring semester with two weeks of remote instruction.

Read more about the ongoing progress to strengthen faculty diversity and inclusion at Columbia University.   

We are pleased to announce a request for proposals for the President’s Global Innovation Fund (PGIF).

I write to share new information that the University hopes will bring negotiations with the Student Workers of Columbia-UAW to a swift and positive conclusion.

I am writing to update you on developments related to ongoing negotiations between the University and Student Workers of Columbia-UAW, as well as on the SWC-UAW strike.

Student Workers of Columbia-UAW has agreed to begin mediation with the University as both sides work towards a final agreement.

I write again to update you on negotiations with our student workers.