6 weeks and counting: Graduate student workers stay defiant before Columbia University admin

The graduate student worker union organized a large protest on Wednesday December 8, and shut down two main entrances of the university’s Manhattan campus. Dozens of community members and workers from a host of different unions joined them in solidarity

December 13, 2021 by Peoples Dispatch

Over 3,000 graduate student workers of Columbia University have entered their 6th week on strike demanding fair pay and healthcare benefits. The student workers are also demanding a right to third party arbitration in cases of harassment and discrimination.

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