HUDS

Timeline of HUDS Bargaining Dispute
HUDS

Timeline of HUDS Bargaining Dispute

College

Faust Extols HUDS Employee Benefits

With a potential strike looming, University President Drew G. Faust said in an interview Tuesday that she is “very proud” of the health benefits package that hundreds of Harvard’s dining services workers have protested.

City Politics

With Sharp Rhetoric, City Council Backs HUDS Strike

The Cambridge City Council unanimously voiced their support for Harvard University Dining Services workers’ intent to strike and delivered biting criticism of the Harvard administration in a vote Monday evening.

Barker Center Cafe
Student Life

Do You Like it Grilled?: Our Barker Cafe Ranking

​With the tragic closure of Greenhouse Cafe last spring, Harvard students are on the hunt for another venue where they can satiate their appetites in between classes. Because we’re just as desperate for a new place to waste our board plus, Flyby sampled the fare at the Barker Center cafe.

HUDS

Medical School Students Challenge Harvard HUDS Health Care Proposals

A debate between Harvard and its dining workers over a new contract deepened when four Harvard Medical School students penned an analysis denouncing the health benefits package the University proposed to HUDS workers in June.

Quincy HUDS Teach-In
House Life

Quincy HUDS Teach-In

Robert A. James, a Quincy Dining Hall cook, speaks to Jacqueline D. Modesett ’17 and Jade E. Miller ’17 about the potential HUDS strike over dinner.

Quincy HUDS Teach-In
HUDS

HUDS Workers Ask for Student Support With Mealtime Stories

Members of the undergraduate group Student Labor Action Movement and several Harvard University Dining Services employees made speeches and held informational sessions in three College dining halls.

HUDS

News Analysis: HUDS Strike Threat Rooted in History

​Last week, Harvard’s dining hall workers voted overwhelmingly in favor of a strike after more than three months of stagnant contract talks. But this is not the first time UNITE HERE Local 26, the union that represents HUDS employees, has brandished the threat of a strike in the face of static negotiations.

Local 26
College

HUDS Negotiations: What’s on the Table

A primer on the topics on the table in this round of negotiations between the University and its dining services workers, and the proposals the parties have traded thus far.

HUDS Strike
College

HUDS Strike

HUDS workers, representatives from UNITE HERE Local 26, and other supporters gathered to speak at a panel last Wednesday before the protest on Massachusetts Avenue.

HUDS Strike Vote
HUDS

HUDS Strike Vote

Workers cast their ballots at the HUDS Strike Vote outside First Parish Church in Cambridge on Thursday afternoon.

HUDS Ballot Box
HUDS

HUDS Ballot Box

A ballot box at the HUDS Strike Vote on Thursday. Voting was carried out throughout the day, beginning in the morning and continuing until 11pm.

Central Administration

In HUDS Strike, University Fundraising Becomes Rallying Cry

​When the Harvard University Dining Services workers announced earlier this month that they were considering a strike during their contract negotiations with the University, a now-familiar refrain emerged: If Harvard can invest and raise billions of dollars every year, why can’t it pay its workers more?

HUDS Ballot Box
HUDS

HUDS Strike Vote Leaning Toward an ‘Overwhelming Yes’

​Harvard’s dining services workers were leaning toward an “overwhelming yes vote” Thursday night in a decision on whether to authorize a strike. The results of the vote will be announced Friday morning.

Harvard Medical School

In Longwood, Medical Students Rally for HUDS

A crowd of Medical School students rallied Monday in support of the University’s dining services workers, who are threatening to strike.