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Student Unionization Vote Count Will Extend Into December

Ballot boxes containing student votes have remained sealed for nearly two weeks, which is standard protocol until all questions about challenged ballots are resolved.

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Unionization Vote Count Stalled by Large Number of Challenges

Around 1,000 challenged ballots have delayed a tally to determine whether or not eligible Harvard students voted to unionize.

FAS

Vote Count on Student Unionization Pushed to Tuesday

Officials at the National Labor Relations Board have not yet begun counting the ballots from last week's union election due to the time-consuming process of sifting through challenges.

Unionization Vote
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Students Head to Voting Booths for First Day of Historic Student Union Election

Eligible graduate student research and teaching assistants, as well as undergraduate teaching assistants, cast their ballots for or against unionization at the Phillips Brooks House Association in Harvard Yard and the Dental School in Longwood.

Unionization Polarization
On Campus

Unionization Polarization

Signs supporting and opposing the graduate students establishing a union are posted on the walls of the Maxwell Dworkin lobby Tuesday night. Wednesday marks the first day of voting on whether the graduate students will form a union.

Unionization Polarization
Central Administration

Supporters and Opponents of Unionization Ramp Up Efforts as Vote Approaches

Students for and against graduate student unionization have escalated their organizing activity in preparation of the official vote on Wednesday and Thursday.

FAS

Deans Email Students Before Historic Union Vote

Dean of the Faculty of Arts and Sciences Michael D. Smith and Dean of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Xiao-Li Meng wrote separate emails about the unionization vote to graduate students on Tuesday.

FAS

Students Opposing Unionization Escalate Activity As Vote Nears

A loosely organized effort opposed to student unionization has escalated its activities in the leadup to this week’s vote on whether students from across Harvard’s graduate schools and the College will form a collective bargaining unit.

FAS

Dues Become Topic of Discussion Ahead of Student Union Vote

A student union—which, if approved, would include all eligible voters regardless of their preference—would collect fees from its members to pay for union services.

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016
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‘Much is at Stake’ in Union Election, Provost Writes

In an email sent to the entire Harvard faculty, staff, and student body, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 said“much is at stake” in the upcoming graduate student union election on Nov. 16 and 17

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With Historic Union Election Looming, All Eyes on Harvard

As the historic vote on unionization nears and with other universities watching, both Harvard graduate and undergraduate organizers campaign ever more aggressively.

Student Life

Eligible Students to Vote on Unionization this Month

The University is gearing up for a union election on Nov. 16 and 17, in which eligible graduate and undergraduate students will decide if they want a union to represent them for the purposes of collective bargaining.

House Life

Dudley Celebrates 25th Anniversary as Graduate Student Center

This weekend Dudley House is celebrating its 25th anniversary as a center for graduate students at Harvard.

GSAS

FAS Dean Calls Upcoming Unionization Election ‘Fork in the Road’

Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith urged professors to encourage their eligible students to participate in the upcoming unionization vote, though he declined to share his opinion on unionization.

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GSAS Unionization Timeline