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A “positive” start to negotiations

On Monday, our colleagues from across campus delivered an open letter signed by a majority of postdocs supporting fair and timely bargaining. October 5, 2022 Yesterday our elected bargaining committee had our first negotiation session with the Sinai administration. We...

Our Path Towards a Strong Contract

September 30, 2022 We are excited to announce that we will hold our first bargaining session with the Mount Sinai administration on Tuesday October 4th. Our sweeping union election win by an overwhelming 89.5%, followed by a bargaining goals ratification vote of...

Bargaining Goal Ratification Vote Results

August 25, 2022 Our initial bargaining goals have been ratified by 99.6% (280 voting yes to 1 voting no). This result builds on our 89.5% vote to form our union, and gives us a strong mandate to negotiate for needed improvements to our working conditions at Sinai. The...

TODAY, 2pm: Virtual Bargaining Goals Town Hall and Next Steps

August 22, 2022 Register for our Virtual Initial Bargaining Goals Town Hall! Today (Monday, 8/22) at 2pm we will hold an Initial Bargaining Goals Town Hall over zoom, to meet our recently elected SPOC-UAW Bargaining Committee and hear from them about initial goals...

SPOC-UAW BARGAINING COMMITTEE ELECTION RESULTS

August 2, 2022 We are pleased to announce the results of our SPOC-UAW Bargaining Committee Election. The following five (5) candidates received the highest number of votes and have been elected to the Bargaining Committee:  Lukas BethlehemPablo Knobel GuelarElza...

NOTICE OF NOMINATION AND ELECTION FOR THE UNION BARGAINING COMMITTEE

July 11, 2022 Nominations are hereby declared open for the Sinai Postdoctoral Organizing Committee-UAW (SPOC-UAW) Bargaining Committee (five [5] positions): All eligible Union supporters [all Mount Sinai Postdoctoral Fellows who are currently employed by the institute...

TOMORROW: Union Town Hall on Collective Bargaining and more

July 6, 2022 To RSVP for a Union Town Hall on our next steps, click here https://bit.ly/spoc-next-steps On June 23rd, we won our union election by an overwhelming 89.5%. This is a strong mandate for bargaining and gives us more power to advocate for improvements when...

SPOC-UAW Town Hall on Next Steps, 7/7 at 5pm

July 1, 2022 RSVP for a Town Hall discussion on our next steps towards collective bargaining! Last week we won our union election by 89.5%. This is a strong mandate for bargaining and gives us more power to advocate for improvements when we enter negotiations with...

We Voted Union Yes!

June 23, 2022 The NLRB just finished counting ballots and we voted by an overwhelming 89.5% (317-yes to 37-no), in favor of Sinai Postdoctoral Organizing Committee-UAW (SPOC-UAW) as our union. We will have more information soon regarding next steps in our campaign. ...

Together we can improve the Sinai postdoc experience

Voting starts tomorrow in our historic union election. Since many of us began talking about forming a union more than a year ago, we’ve had conversations with colleagues across departments, town halls, and community events with other NYC researchers. We are proud of...