A Crusty Dilemma
Overall, the move at an individual, activist level to combat labor abuses that many rumors would suggest are widespread in Cambridge and Boston should be viewed as a positive step that we might all try to fork out more time for in the future.
HUCTW States Goals in Open Letter
Harvard workers want increases in health care coverage, according to an open letter released by HUCTW on Feb. 14.
Custodial Workers Rally For Full-Time Employment
Over 100 custodial workers—some of them Harvard employees—rallied outside of Trinity Church in Copley Square on Saturday to call for full-time employment for all custodial workers.
At this point, we do not advocate immediate divestment from an investment such as HEI, but Harvard’s administration should seriously consider whether this may become a more palatable response in the future.
Mass. Health Plans To Merge
Harvard Pilgrim Health Care and Tufts Health Plan have signed a memorandum of understanding as the first step in a process that would merge the two health care providers, a move that would consolidate the respectively second and third largest insurers in the state of Massachusetts.