• Academic Student Workers

  • Quick Facts

    • The New School is one of only a small group of private universities in the country actively negotiating a contract with academic student workers. Other universities are refusing to bargain.
    • The university and SENS-UAW made important progress on a new contract over the summer.
    • The New School has offered increased wages and more affordable health care for academic student workers.
    • The university has increased the value of its economic offer by more than 14%, including the increased costs of administering the contract, over the cost to the university last year.
    • The New School is one of the only private universities in the U.S. with a union that represents both graduate and undergraduate students.

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  • General information

  • Frequently Asked Questions

    About Collective Bargaining and Union Representation

  • About Current Negotiations

  • SENS-UAW Specifics

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