Protestors Demand Fiscal Transparency
A group of around forty Harvard employees, students, and sympathetic local citizens gathered outside the Holyoke Center yesterday evening to protest the University’s labor policies, calling for more fiscal transparency and an end to furloughs.
Both Sides Optimistic Before Negotiations
In an open letter released Monday, leaders of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers heralded—with a distinct note of optimism—the union’s eighth round of contract negotiations with University management.
HUCTW Criticizes University Leaders
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW) released an open letter to its members and the Harvard community on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 5, criticizing the University and the Deans for not being specific in their communications about the current budget crisis and for not seeming to have a universal plan to deal with fiscal concerns.
Health Care Protesters
Protesters gather in Harvard Square yesterday to speak out against changes being made to Harvard security officers’ health care plans. Some officers took turns telling their stories. A few students were also present.
Security Guards Protest Healthcare Costs
Protesting a sharp increase in their health insurance costs, about 20 of Harvard’s security guards rallied in Harvard Square yesterday to advocate more affordable coverage.
Health Costs Could Rise for Security Guards
As of Friday Nov. 27, more than half of Harvard’s security guards may find themselves unable to afford health care coverage for the coming year, due to a sharp increase in the cost of their health plans.