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Sign the new SPOC-UAW Membership Card today!

Click here to sign the new SPOC-UAW Membership Card! Just three weeks ago we won a historic first contract, including immediate 24% increases to minimums backdated to 90 days before ratification - the highest base pay for postdocs across the country - fully paid...

RSVP for our first SPOC Membership Meeting: 1/11 at 12pm

RSVP for our first membership meeting here! Two weeks since our historic first contract was ratified by an overwhelming majority of postdocs, we are excited to see that Mount Sinai has committed to implementing our salary raises and retroactive pay in the coming...

Contract Ratification Vote Results // Celebrating tonight

The vote on whether to ratify our tentative agreement with Mount Sinai has concluded as of 5:00pm today and 98% of those participating voted yes to ratify our contract. The results are as follows: YES    390 votesNO    8 votes Thank you to everyone who participated in...

Clarification about pay during strike and UAW strike assistance pay

You may have experienced reduced pay for the strike period. If you were striking, Mount Sinai has the right to withhold pay for your time on strike. We have financial assistance available for those who were striking and completed the required number of hours of strike...

We Have a Tentative Agreement! Straw Poll and Next Steps

Today we reached a tentative agreement for our first contract with the Mount Sinai administration. We are very proud to have won many substantive and important improvements in every major area we set as a priority. These gains are the direct result of tireless...

Day 10 Forecast: Bright and LOUD!

Join the picket line today at 1pm! In order to qualify for strike benefits you must participate in the equivalent of 20 hours of strike duty per week (e.g. five 4-hour shifts on the picket line or other activity that supports the strike.) Yesterday we were joined on...

Nine Days Stronger

Sign up for this afternoon's picket shift! In order to qualify for strike benefits you must participate in the equivalent of 20 hours of strike duty per week (e.g. five 4-hour shifts on the picket line or other activity that supports the strike.) Hello Jen, Our picket...

Sinai Sinai says “problematic” to provide equity benefits

Click here to sign up for picket shifts! Today we met with the Sinai administration. The session was both frustrating and revealing. Sinai responded with no new movement on core issues of childcare and housing, and seemed unable to produce a coherent reason why not....