Email Updates

A frustrating session

November 23, 2022 Yesterday we met with Sinai at the bargaining table for the 5th time. It was great to see several of our fellow postdocs at the session - click here to RSVP for an upcoming bargaining session. At yesterday's session, Sinai made four counter...

Update from this week’s bargaining + 48,000 on strike at UC

November 18, 2022 On Tuesday, our elected bargaining committee met with the Sinai administration for a short session. Since we have repeatedly expressed an interest in scheduling more sessions and making swift progress on our goals, Sinai’s team agreed to a smaller...

3rd Bargaining Session Update, Town Hall tomorrow, 12pm

Click here to RSVP for our Bargaining Update Town Hall TOMORROW (11/9) at 12pm Today our elected bargaining committee met with the Sinai administration for our third bargaining session, after an extended break due to scheduling issues on Sinai’s side. At our last...

A month-long break in between sessions + working groups

November 2, 2022 We’re writing with a brief update on our ongoing negotiations with the Sinai administration. Our last bargaining session took place on October 11. While we were pleased to reach tentative agreements on two relatively simple...

First agreements reached in bargaining

October 12, 2022 Yesterday our elected bargaining committee had our second negotiation session with the Sinai administration. We presented a range of non-economic articles related to our workplace and union rights, explaining the reasoning behind each of them. You can...

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...