Email Updates

Bargaining Update + Session Scheduled Today at 5pm

Today Mount Sinai came with a new proposal in response to the counter we sent over the weekend. Their offer today showed some further improvement in several areas, but only minimal progress on core priorities that other unionized postdocs at institutions like Columbia...

Join tomorrow’s bargaining session, 11am

Sinai has agreed to another session before our strike deadline. Tomorrow, December 4 at 11am – RSVP to receive the link to join.  While we remain committed to reaching a fair agreement by December 6, and hope that Sinai intensifies their efforts at tomorrow’s session,...

More bargaining progress // Wednesday 10am kick-off rally

When we fight, we win– Join hundreds of postdocs at the 9am-1pm picket shift Wednesday morning for a Strike Kick-Off Rally! Since receiving Sinai’s proposal on Thursday, our bargaining committee has been working around the clock on a response that reflects our...

6 days from our strike, we’re making progress

After over a year of bargaining, and 3 weeks since we announced a strike deadline, today Sinai came to the bargaining table with a comprehensive package offer that makes a number of improvements from their previous proposals. This progress is the direct result of...

Tomorrow, 9AM: Last scheduled bargaining session before we strike

Hundreds of postdocs have signed up for picket shifts next week. Sign up here! Tomorrow, November 30, at 9AM, we will hold our 33rd bargaining session with Sinai. RSVP to receive a link to join the bargaining session, which is the last Sinai has agreed to schedule...

Get ready to strike starting on December 6!

Last Friday, over one hundred postdocs came to our emergency mass meeting and voiced their strong support for starting an unfair labor practice strike on December 6, 2023. After a strong supermajority strike authorization vote in August and demonstration for urgency...

Fighting for parent rights + Sinai unprepared on economic proposals

“I was forced to choose between my baby and doing quality research that furthers science and my career. I chose my baby, but no one should have to make this choice. I had to give up my career as a scientist, my PI lost her leading researcher in the lab, and Sinai lost...

Postdoc Union Mass Meeting Friday (11/10), 12pm

Join fellow postdocs for a Mass Meeting this Friday 11/10! Since we voted to form our union in June 2022, and more than a year of negotiations, the Sinai administration has consistently stalled bargaining progress and has failed to reach a timely agreement on basic...

Sinai drags their feet on equity issues

At the Mount Sinai Health System Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion Summit today, we shared some ideas with our community members and Mount Sinai leaders about how our contract demands build DEI. In our 31st bargaining session, Sinai countered eight proposals currently...

Sinai continues to move on compensation, but more is needed

This week, Sinai postdocs met in working groups to discuss Sinai's responses to our proposals on parental leave, childcare, compensation, international researcher rights, and tax assistance. Sign up for a working group here! RSVP for our 31st Bargaining Session,...