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School of Public Health

Collage, Petition Detail Harvard Club Worker Grievances

Tensions between the Harvard Club of Boston and its unionized employees intensified this weekend following the delivery of a collage of worker photos and the circulation of a petition from School of Public Health students in support of the union.

A Northeastern Agreement
Labor

Northeastern Adjunct Faculty Union Reaches Settlement

It is not clear what effect the deal will have on the status of Harvard’s non-ladder faculty—which currently is not represented by a union—even as the issue has gained increased attention.

HUCTW
Health

Harvard and Union Continue Contract Renegotiations

​More than two and a half months after the expiration of their previous contract, members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers remain engaged in “very frustrating” contract renegotiations with the University, HUCTW director Bill Jaeger said Monday.

Harvard in the City

Student Groups Petition To Revoke Harvard Club’s Name Rights

A group of students, Harvard Club workers, and Unite Here Local 26 union representatives presented University Provost Alan M. Garber '76 with a petition Thursday to revoke the Harvard Club of Boston’s right to use Harvard’s name.

SLAM Speak Out Event
Student Groups

Students, Workers Rally Ahead of HUDS Contract Renegotiations

Students from across a variety of organizations gathered inside the Phillips Brooks House last week to hear testimonials from HUDS workers, who expressed concerns over possible changes to health care.

Nadeem A. Mazen
City Politics

City Councillor Leads Effort Advocating $15 Minimum Wage

Cambridge City Councillor Nadeem A. Mazen is spearheading an effort to raise Cambridge’s minimum wage to $15 an hour, though it remains unclear whether such a policy shift would affect Harvard.

HUCTW
On Campus

HUCTW

A sticker for the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers reads “Solidarity-Negotiation-Progress” near the bag-checking station at Lamont Library on Nov. 10. 2015.

Graduate Student Council Meeting
Central Administration

Council Votes To ‘Support’ Students Involved in Union Effort

After a divided discussion on Wednesday, the Graduate Student Council ultimately voted to stand in support of members of a graduate student unionization movement.

Central Administration

Following Restructuring, Libraries Report Large Savings

Harvard’s library system has reduced spending by $25 million in aggregate since 2009, largely due to a two-year restructuring effort completed in August 2012, according to an update distributed to the Faculty of Arts and Sciences prior to its meeting on Tuesday.

'We Matter Jobs and Housing Rally'
City Politics

'We Matter Jobs and Housing Rally'

Attendees of the “We Matter! Jobs & Housing Rally” fill Massachusetts Ave. in front of Cambridge City Hall Sunday. The rally, organized by Black Lives Matter Cambridge, called on candidates for Cambridge City Council to address a perceived lack of affordable housing and wage security.

Labor

Harvard Club Employees Protest Proposed Health Plan Changes

Protesters said the changes would raise out-of-pocket costs for employees, an allegation that Harvard Club of Boston spokesperson Diana C. Pisciotta denied Thursday.

Federal Funding Decreases
Central Administration

Despite Federal Aid Cuts, Harvard Reports Budget Surplus

Federal grant cuts, private foundations and other non-federal sources have stepped up their contributions to minimize the damage to University operations.

Central Administration

Past Contract Deadline, Union Appeals to Public

Harvard’s largest union continues contract negotiations over healthcare three weeks after its previous contract expired, looking to appeal to the public through a poster campaign.

"We are Workers"
Central Administration

Grad Students Reiterate Call To Unionize at ‘Workers’ Event

Using pledge cards to gather supporters, the movement organizers are bringing in hundreds of GSAS students each week, according to John M. Nicoludis, a Chemistry graduate student.

"We are Workers"
FAS

GSAS Dean Reaffirms Opposition to Grad Student Union

The student unionization effort, which follows similar movements at peer schools and went public last spring, is gaining steam, recruiting and soliciting signatures from potential members.

Special Teams
Football

In Photos: The Game

Crimson-UC Crossfire Debate
College

The Back of the UC Ballot

Helicopter over Harvard
Crime

In Photos: Bomb Threat Shakes the Yard

College

A.D. Club ‘Strongly’ Opposes Membership Changes