Post-Election Update

Provost Coatsworth explains why the University asked the NLRB to examine election conduct.

The Spectator writes about the concerns of engineering students over voting procedures.

Frequently Asked Questions

Learn more about bargaining units and who they represent.

Read about the election process and who can vote.

Learn more about who is affected by the election and the bargaining unit.


Read Provost Coatsworth's statement, shared with the Columbia community on December 9

Read the hearing officer's report and recommendations on objections.

Exceptions to Hearing Officer's Report

Read the National Labor Relations Board decision in its entirety.

The NLRB responds to Columbia's filing of objections and schedules a hearing.

Provost Coatsworth responds to the NLRB decision in a letter to the Columbia community.

Read Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Dean Carlos Alonso’s letter on the importance of voting.

Faculty are bound by NLRB rules governing communications between managers and employees during the election process. Learn more about communicating with students.

Read the legal briefs in this case, the NYU contract, and other helpful documents.

Post-Hearing Briefs

Read the briefs submitted by the University and the GWC-UAW Local 2110.