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Harvard Undergraduate Employees Launch Unionization Effort

Harvard Undergraduate Workers Union publicly launched last month in an effort to unionize undergraduate student employees on campus.

HUCTW Rally Outside Massachusetts Hall

HUCTW Begins Picketing for Wage Increases Amid Contract Impasse

Members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers gathered outside Massachusetts Hall Tuesday to demand the University grant a higher pay raise as Harvard and the union enter month 10 of contract negotiations.

University Hall

Harvard Non-Tenure-Track Faculty Launch Official Campaign for Unionization

Harvard non-tenure-track faculty members announced their plans to form a union, launching a public card campaign for official recognition Monday.

Darwin's Shutdown: 1629 Cambridge St.
Harvard Square

Former Darwin’s Workers to Launch Co-op Coffee Shop

Following the closure of all four locations of Darwin’s Ltd. late last year, a small group of former employees have announced plans to open a worker-owned cafe at the former Darwin’s location on Cambridge St.

Portrait of Congressman Bobby Scott
Harvard Law School

U.S. Representative Bobby Scott Speaks About Labor at a Harvard Law School Forum

U.S. Representative Robert “Bobby” C. Scott ’69 (D-Va.) spoke at Harvard Law School about his labor agenda for the 118th Congress on Friday.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Launches Center for Labor and Just Economy

The Center for Labor and a Just Economy, a Harvard Law School research and policy initiative focusing on worker advocacy and labor law, launched Tuesday morning in a webinar featuring panelists from the Department of Labor and National Education Association.

Cambridge City Hall
City Politics

Cambridge City Council Calls for Higher Salaries for Harvard Clerical, Technical Workers

The Cambridge City Council unanimously adopted a resolution last week urging Harvard to raise the salaries of its clerical and technical workers to keep up with the pace of inflation and rising costs of living.

Darwin's Shutdown: 31 Putnam Ave

Darwin's Shutdown: 31 Putnam Ave

The Darwin’s location at 31 Putnam Ave. is one of four stores that will close.

Darwin's Shutdown: 1629 Cambridge St.

Darwin's Shutdown: 1629 Cambridge St.

Steven and Isabel Darwin, the owners of Darwin’s Ltd., announced last week they plan to close the store's four Cambridge locations.

Quincy Hot Breakfast

Harvard Students and Dining Hall Workers Call for Hot Breakfast Expansion to All Houses

Nearly 2,000 Harvard students have signed onto a petition advocating for hot breakfast service across all upperclassman dining halls.

HUTCW rally

HUCTW Rallies for Wage Increases Amid Contract Negotiations

More than 3,500 Harvard clerical and technical workers signed onto a letter calling on the University to agree to wage increases this week amid contract negotiations between the school and their union.

Weather Smith Campus Center

Harvard Clerical and Technical Workers Rally in Protest of Alleged ‘Anti-Union Tactics’ by University

Members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers rallied outside Smith Campus Center Thursday in protest of what they allege are “anti-union tactics” by the University.

Widener Security Station
Central Administration

NLRB Rejects Petition Seeking to Decertify Harvard Security Guards’ Union, Prompting Appeal

The National Labor Relations Board denied a petition seeking to decertify the union representing around 300 contracted security workers at the University, 32BJ Service Employees International Union.

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Graduate School of Design

Harvard is Home to 13,000 Workers. Some of Them are its Students, Too.

When he’s not working shifts as a custodian at Harvard’s School of Engineering and Applied Sciences, Luis M. Toribio — a native Spanish speaker — takes classes on the weekends through Harvard to hone his English skills and practice pronunciation. Two years ago, he said, he struggled to communicate in English — but today, he proudly exclaims he can now do an entire interview in English.


Harvard Security Officer Files Petition Seeking to Decertify Union

A Harvard security worker filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board this month seeking to decertify the union that represents around 300 contracted security workers at the University, 32BJ Service Employees International Union.