Student-Worker Solidarity

Mon, Oct 5, 2015, 11:54pm
As activists across the country campaign to raise the minimum wage to $15 an hour, Student-Worker Solidarity is pushing to achieve the same pay increase for work-study students on campus.
Mon, Sep 1, 2014, 11:15pm
Instead of events promoting Columbia spirit and dance parties on aircraft carriers, the zine-style publication features contributions from campus activist groups that cover topics ranging from trans students at Barnard to the student protests of 1968.
Sat, Mar 15, 2014, 4:51pm
Students for Justice in Palestine, the Muslim Students Association, Student Worker Solidarity, the International Socialist Organization, and Students Against Mass Incarceration gathered on Low Plaza on Thursday to speak out against Barnard administrators’ decision to remove SJP’s banner from...
Wed, Nov 20, 2013, 2:58am
Student-Worker Solidarity, which already has a record of bringing about reforms in labor practices on Columbia’s Morningside campus­—and getting under the administration’s skin­­—is now turning its attention north to the University’s controversial Manhattanville expansion.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013, 11:25pm
Employees suing Upper West Side restaurant Indus Valley for unfair labor practices reached a settlement with management last month, ending a nearly two-year legal battle.
Fri, Apr 12, 2013, 5:36pm
All employees will see a 2 percent wage increase in April 2014, in addition to a $1000 lump sum payment this year, a $500 lump sump payment in June 2014, and annual lump sum payments of $250 to $750 based on seniority.
Sun, Feb 10, 2013, 8:24pm
Students take the initiative to agitate issues, but this may not always be the most effective solution to Columbia's problems.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013, 11:48pm
After almost 10 months of negotiations, an agreement over the contract for Faculty House employees still has not yet been reached.
Mon, Dec 10, 2012, 4:32am
On Saturday night, the Student-Worker Solidarity activism group protested in support of workers suing a local restaurant. Group leaders say their protest was also part of a push for higher wages citywide.