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Non-Ladder Faculty
Commencement

In Flux: Non-Ladder Life at Harvard

For the Faculty of Arts and Sciences’ many lecturers, Harvard can be a pit stop riddled with job insecurity and uncertainty for what comes next.

 Representing HUDS
Health

Dining Workers Rally for 2016 Labor Negotiations

Nearly 100 people attended the kick-off rally, including current Harvard University Dining Services employees, other members of the UNITE HERE Local 26 union, and Harvard students.

Central Administration

Negotiations Ahead, Union Convenes To Discuss Health Care

Two “pre-negotiation” sessions occurred last week and each drew around 50 total participants, focusing on health care.

GSAS

Grad Students’ Path to Unionization May Depend on Labor Board

Law experts say that Harvard graduate students' success at unionization may depend on whether the National Labor Relations Board reconsiders a 2004 decision.

McKibben at Labor Rally
Central Administration

McKibben at Labor Rally

Environmental activist and former Crimson President Bill E. McKibben ’82 speaks in Harvard Square during a “Fight for 15” labor rally on Tuesday afternoon to demand a raise in the minimum wage. Since Sunday, McKibben has joined the student activist group Divest Harvard in protests on campus for a different cause, divestment from the fossil fuel industry.

University Hall Protest
Music

Photos of the Day (04/14/2015)

Allston

DoubleTree Hotel Workers Approve Unionization

Workers at the Soldiers Field Road DoubleTree Hotel, a Hilton Hotels enterprise housed in a building owned by Harvard, have organized with the UNITE HERE! Local 26 union, according to workers and union representatives.

Graduate Student Council Election
GSAS

Newly Elected Graduate Student Leaders Back Unionization

Newly elected members of the Graduate Student Council declared Wednesday night their support for an effort by graduate students to unionize.

Massachusetts Hall
FAS

Graduate Students Start Movement To Unionize

Graduate students involved in the unionization effort said the movement is still in its early stages but counts members from all three divisions of the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Labor Protest
Student Groups

Labor Protest

Students and union workers protest the layoff of three former Harvard employees in 2013 amongst other issues outside Massachusetts Hall on Tuesday afternoon.

Celebration Time
Crime

Photos of the Day (03/31/2015)

SLAM and Divest Activists Gather Signatures During University Event
College

SLAM and Divest Activists Gather Signatures During University Event

Members of student activist groups Divest Harvard and the Student Labor Action Movement distributed flyers for their causes at a University-organized event outside the Science Center on Thursday. The activist groups requested that students sign a thank-you card for Harvard staff and Harvard University Dining Services workers, who they argued were disproportionately affected by recent snowstorms.

SLAM and Divest Activists Gather Signatures During University Event
Central Administration

Divest Harvard, SLAM Distribute Flyers at S’mores Event

University President Drew G. Faust said the event was meant to mark the end of a snowy winter and give thanks to “everyone who kept Harvard running smoothly” during the snowstorms that forced many Harvard schools to cancel classes.

FAS

Graduate Students Await Columbia Unionization Ruling

A ruling in favor of unionization rights for graduate students at Columbia might prompt interest in a similar movement at Harvard.

Coming Home
College

Coming Home to Adams

Senior survey header
Front Feature

Class of 2015, By the Numbers

Wedding Bells
Seniors

Wedding Bells 2015

On Campus

The Geography of Harvard Athletics

University Hall
Features

Among Harvard’s Faculty, ‘Women Are Still Pioneers’