Labor

Local 26
HUDS

Harvard’s Dining Workers Will Strike Next Week if Agreement Isn’t Reached

​Harvard’s dining service workers will begin a strike next Wednesday if a “fair agreement” between the workers and the University is not reached by the night before, union representatives announced in a press release.

College

Students Advocate for HUDS in Harvard Yard, Law School

Chanting "No justice, no food," nearly 400 Harvard affiliates circled Harvard Yard before converging to Harvard Law School for a "speakout" event, with numerous campus groups planning events in support of a potential strike.

College

Anti-Human Trafficking Coalition Sponsors Research Position

​A group of undergraduate and graduate students advocating an end to human trafficking and forced labor is teaming up with the Kennedy School to support a research analyst position that will study Harvard’s supply chain labor practices.​

Timeline of HUDS Bargaining Dispute
HUDS

Timeline of HUDS Bargaining Dispute

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
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 Ballot Box
Central Administration

HLS Groups Blast Harvard for Contract Stalemate with its Dining Workers

15 student groups from Harvard Law School issued a statement on their website reproaching Harvard’s bargaining record with its dining service workers, characterizing the ongoing stalemate in HUDS’ most recent round of contract talks as a class and racial justice “struggle.”

Central Administration

Undergrads Uncertain About Unionization

Harvard’s undergraduate teaching assistants have hardly considered unionizing, let alone considered the implications of the NLRB ruling.

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.

HUDS Ballot Box
Labor

HUDS Workers Vote to Authorize Strike

A total of 609 ballots were cast in Thursday’s vote, with 591 “yes” votes and 18 “no."

Harvard Graduate Students Union Info Session
On Campus

Harvard Graduate Students Union Info Session

At an info session about Harvard’s graduate student unionization effort, Niharika N. Singh explains the benefits of having a union of graduate student workers.

Open Press Night
College

Photos of the Day 09.15.16

Harvard Graduate Students Union Info Session
FAS

Grad Student Union Effort Will Not Seek ‘One-Size-Fits-All’ Approach

​Organizers of the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers answered questions about a potential contract, saying it would not follow a “one-size-fits-all” model, and communicated the goals of the union effort to roughly 20 graduate students at an information session held Wednesday.