Quick Ref
*The bargaining unit inclusions and exclusions are taken directly from the union petitions filed with the NRLB and thus contain the nomenclature specific to each institution.
I. New York University (collective bargaining agreement, September 2014 – September 2020)
Included: all graduate students who teach classes including those enrolled in Ph.D. programs and those enrolled in Master's degree programs; graduate assistants; research assistants, who are employed by the Employer.
Excluded: all other employees, graduate employees enrolled in Ph.D. programs beyond the 7th year who are classified as adjuncts, graders and tutors, graduate assistants at the School of Medicine, candidates for the Master of Business Administration degree in the University's Stern School of Business, research assistants at Polytechnic Institute, research assistants in the Biology, Chemistry, Neural Science, Physics, Mathematics, Computer Science and Psychology departments, guards and supervisors as defined in the National Labor Relations Act.
II. Columbia University (Dec. 17, 2014 election petition; pending before NLRB)
Included: all student employees who provide instructional services, including all graduate and undergraduate Teaching Assistants (Teaching Assistants, Teaching Fellows, Preceptors, Course Assistants, Readers and Graders); all Graduate Research Assistants (including those compensated through Training Grants) and all Departmental Research Assistants employed by [Columbia] at all of its facilities, including Morningside Heights, Health Sciences, Lamont-Doherty and Nevis facilities.
Excluded: all other employees, guards and supervisors as defined in the NLRA.
III. The New School (Dec. 17, 2014 election petition; pending before NLRB)
Included: All student employees who provide teaching, instructionally-related or research services, including Teaching Assistants (Course Assistants, Teaching Assistants, Teaching Fellows, Student Assistants 3 at the Parsons School and Tutors); and Research Assistants (Research Assistants and Research Associates).
Excluded: All other employees, Student Assistants at schools other than Parsons, guards and supervisors as defined in the Act.
NOTE: At the New School, during the course of the NLRB hearing on the dismissal of the election petition, the parties agreed to exclude student assistants at schools other than Parsons because they do not provide instructional or research services.