UAW in Academic Workplaces
In recent decades, more than 80,000 workers in higher education have joined, making UAW the single largest union of academic workers across the US. UAW has a great track record of successfully organizing research workers and helping research workers win meaningful improvements to their working conditions through collective bargaining. Click below to learn more about the improvements they have made.
Columbia University Graduate Student Workers – UAW Local 2710
Summary of Improvements
Read the Tentative Agreement
Click below to see summaries of some of the improvements organized academic workers at the University of California and University of Washington have won, including better pay and benefits, increased rights for international scholars, and stronger protections against harassment and discrimination.