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TA, RA Vote About Unionization Continues March 14 and 19

Voting by Columbia teaching and research assistants to decide whether they wish to be represented by United Auto Workers Local 2110 union for purposes of collective bargaining continues today (March 14) and March 19 for the Morningside Heights campus. In general, TAs and RAs will vote on the campus where they normally teach or perform research.

Voting dates and polling locations by campus are as follows:

Morningside Heights Campus
  Dates and Times:
    March 14, Thursday, 10 AM to 8 PM
    March 19, Tuesday, 10 AM to 5 PM
  Location: Earl Hall, Second Floor Auditorium

Health Sciences Campus
  Dates and Times:
    March 14, Thursday, 10 AM to 8 PM
  Location: Alumni Auditorium Lobby, Black Building Entrance

Lamont Doherty Campus
  Voting concluded yesterday

Nevis Campus
  Voting concluded yesterday

Click for additional information on unionization.

The election will be held although the University has asked the National Labor Relations Board (NLRB) in Washington, D.C., to review the ruling issued by the Regional Director of Region II on February 11, 2002, holding that Columbia's graduate research assistants and graduate and undergraduate teaching assistants are employees within the meaning of the National Labor Relations Act.

Published: Mar 14, 2002
Last modified:Sep 18, 2002

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