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Labor

Custodians Seek Better Contract

Over 400 Harvard-affiliated custodial workers signed a petition “in support of a just contract,” which a delegation of approximately ten custodians and union members then presented to University President Drew G. Faust’s office on Monday.

Labor

Union Protests Changes to Health Care Package

The University plans to increase the price of a health care plan for some Harvard retirees, a move objected to by the Harvard Union of Technical and Clerical Workers.

On Campus

Students Launch Campaign on Wages at 375th Celebration

Student Labor Action Movement members hung signs from freshman dormitories and handed out fliers that championed workers’ rights.

Harvard Divinity School

Custodians Protest Cuts in the Number of Hours Worked

A delegation of almost ten Harvard Divinitiy School custodians went to the school’s building manager on Thursday to protest what they are calling “unnecessary” cuts in the number of hours worked by the custodial staff.

Labor

Harvard Union Members Join Occupy Boston Movement

Harvard workers and union members are flocking to the Occupy Boston movement in protest of what some call the University’s “submission to a corporate model.”

Harvard Law School

Law School Labor Dispute Enters Second Stage

Harvard Law School has concluded the first phase of an investigation into what workers called discriminatory labor practices, including unfairly firing longtime employees and requiring those who speak Spanish to learn English.

Labor

Security Guards Vote to Accept Contract

Harvard’s security guards confirmed in a vote late Wednesday night a new contract that guarantees a 15.3 percent wage increase ...

Labor

Dining Hall Workers Vote in Support of Contract

Dining hall workers voted in a new five-year contract with the University on Monday night, after discord regarding workers at Harvard Business School caused the union to delay the contract vote from last Monday for fear that the workers would vote it down.

Labor

Security Guards Ask for Benefits

Despite the tentative agreement reached with Securitas on Thursday, contract negotiations are not over for the union representing campus security guards.

Labor

Security Guards Agree on Concrete Deal

Harvard Security guards reached a tentative contract agreement on Thursday with their employer Securitas.

Harvard Law School

Harvard Law School Investigates Alleged Discriminatory Labor Practices

The alleged practices at the Law School, according to a letter signed by custodial workers, include unfairly firing longtime workers and requiring workers who speak Spanish to learn English.

Labor

Students Weigh in on Security Guard Threat To Strike

With the likelihood of a strike by Harvard security guards increasing, the student body is voicing mixed reactions: while some students say the strike would leave them feeling vulnerable, others say that it would not affect their daily life.

College

SEUI Begins Contract Talks

Approximately 30 students and members of Service Employees International Union Local 615 marched from Au Bon Pain to Radcliffe Gymnasium before the first day of contract negotiations began Monday.

Labor

Harvard Security Guards Say They Are Willing To Strike

Over 200 Harvard security guards signed a petition affirming that they are willing to strike if key issues are not resolved.

Harvard Law School

HLS Workers Send Delegation to Minow

A Service Employees International Union (SEIU) Local 615 delegation of nine Harvard Law School custodians went to Dean Martha L. Minow’s office on Friday afternoon to ask for an investigation into new, allegedly discriminatory management practices toward workers.

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