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The United University Professors (UUP) March on March 1, 2018. GARY GHAYRAT/STATESMAN FILE

SBU workers push to delay in-person work return, argues it violates UUP telecommuting agreement

Brianne Ledda March 6, 2021
More than 100 people have signed a petition to delay an in-person return to work for Stony Brook employees as early as March 1, arguing that it violates the terms of a union-negotiated telecommuting agreement.
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Stony Brook Universitys campus on Feb. 1 after a snowstorm. Classes will SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Update: SBU cancels classes after Nor’easter puts Suffolk in a state of emergency

Alek Lewis February 1, 2021
Stony Brook University has canceled all classes and events before 1 p.m. on Tuesday, Feb. 2 out of an abundance of caution for the current nor’easter.
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The President of Stony Brook Volunteer Corp (SBVAC), Nikhil Bamarajpet, talking to another member of SBVAC. SARA RUBERG/THE STATESMAN

Student volunteer EMS continue serving the campus through the COVID-19 pandemic

Alek Lewis September 3, 2020
The Stony Brook Volunteer Ambulance Corps (SBVAC), the university’s collegiate emergency medical services (EMS) agency founded in 1970, is made up of 39 trained student volunteers. The organization, which usually responds to 900-1000 calls a year, including helping overwhelmed local EMS, became essential workers in a global health crisis.
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Essential workers join protest urging Stony Brook Hospital to give them COVID pay.  RABIA GURSOY /THE STATESMAN

“Thank you is not enough.” Workers rally at Stony Brook Hospital to request COVID-19 hazard pay

Rabia Gursoy July 31, 2020
The "Heroes Don't Get Zeros" rally and march in front of the Stony Brook University Hospital on July 22. Workers demanded that the administration pressure the SUNY Board of Trustees to secure hazard pay for essential healthcare employees.
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Essential workers join protest urging Stony Brook Hospital to give them COVID pay.  RABIA GURSOY /THE STATESMAN

SBU Hospital employees rally for pay

Rabia Gursoy July 27, 2020
The rally and march, called "Heroes Don't Get Zeros," took place on Wednesday, July 22. Participants signed a petition calling on Stony Brook affiliated hospitals to secure $2,500 hazard pay for essential employees who have been working since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic.
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