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Julia A. Maciejak

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Ahead of October Election, Harvard Undergrad Union Campaign Faces Tight Hiring Deadline

Harvard’s undergraduate unionization campaign is up for election in late October — but organizers are racing against the clock, with a flurry of new workers and students switching jobs this fall.

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‘A Collective Sigh’: Clerical and Technical Union Approves Contract, Ending Second-Longest Negotiations in Union History

Harvard’s clerical and technical workers union voted 3,762 to 466 to ratify their contract with the University June 1, ending the second-longest contract standoff in the union's history.

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Harvard Postdocs Call for Increased Pay in Open Letter to University

Harvard postdoctoral researchers published an open letter April 27 calling on the University to improve and standardize compensation across departments.

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Clerical, Technical Workers Grow Frustrated Over Yearlong Contract Negotiations with Harvard

As negotiations between Harvard’s clerical and technical union and the University pass their one-year mark, union employees have now gone more than a year and a half without a pay raise. The slow pace of negotiations has caused frustrations to mount within the union.

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MGB Housestaff File for Official Union Election After Hospital System Declines to Recognize Union

Residents and fellows at Mass General Brigham filed a petition for a union election with the National Labor Relations Board on April 4 after their request for voluntary recognition was denied the day prior.

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Harvard Grad Union Members Mixed on New University-Wide Policies on Bullying and Discrimination

Some members of Harvard’s graduate student union said the University’s first anti-bullying and non-discrimination policies, released last month, did not reflect some of the union’s proposed changes for a broader definition of “bullying” and greater “neutrality” in the University’s resolution process.

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Harvard Grad Student Union Votes to Affiliate with Undergraduates Seeking Union Recognition

Members of Harvard’s graduate student union voted at a meeting Tuesday to affiliate with undergraduate student workers currently collecting union cards for official recognition.

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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.

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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.

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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.


Racial Justice Advocates Discuss Institutional Change at IOP Forum

Racial justice advocates shared methods to spearhead racial equity and bolster institutional change in a Harvard Institute of Politics forum on Wednesday.

She Said IOP Forum

New York Times Reporter Jodi Kantor, Actress Ashley Judd Discuss the #MeToo Movement at Harvard IOP

New York Times journalist Jodi Kantor and actress Ashley Judd talked about the making of the ground-breaking investigative story that amplified the #MeToo movement during a Harvard Institute of Politics forum Thursday.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Company Executives Discuss National Security, Artificial Intelligence at Belfer Center Seminar

Private sector professionals gave a series of presentations at the intersection of national security and artificial intelligence during a virtual seminar held by the Harvard Kennedy School’s Belfer Center for Science and International Affairs on Tuesday.

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Harvard Law School

Experts Discuss Neuroscience and the Death Penalty at Harvard Law School Panel

A pair of psychology and legal experts discussed the role neuroscience plays in legal decisions about the death penalty at a panel hosted Thursday by the Petrie-Flom Center at Harvard Law School.

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Harvard Kennedy School

Belfer Center Fellow Discusses Political Influence of U.S. War Department

Belfer Center Fellow Grant H. Golub discussed the World War II-era expansion of the now-defunct U.S. Department of War during a virtual seminar on Thursday.