A landmark labor case argued before the Supreme Court on Wednesday could drastically impact the ways in which unions organize and expand membership, according to legal and labor experts. Officials representing Harvard unions voiced concerns that future organizing efforts could be seriously hindered by the Court’s decision.
Harvard Medical School administrators announced their decision to decrease the number of custodial jobs slated to be cut later this year during a meeting on Tuesday with members of the Service Employees International Union 32BJ District 615.
Health care policy economist David M. Cutler '87, pictured in a Crimson file photo, will serve as a fact finder during the University and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers' healthcare negotiations.
Applied economics professor David M. Cutler ’87 will serve as the third-party fact finder in healthcare deliberations between the University and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers, the two parties announced in a joint statement on Tuesday.
On the 25th anniversary of the founding of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers, panelists discuss the growing inequality in the United States
As part of a discussion series celebrating the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers’ 25th anniversary, three professors argued that the declining strength of unions has in part caused the deterioration of America’s middle class.
A group of workers, students, and union members gathered at the Harvard Club of Boston late Tuesday afternoon to raise awareness among Harvard alumni about the planned cuts of 31 custodial contract jobs at Harvard Medical School.
The Cambridge City Council adopted an order encouraging a local labor union to meet with the president of Cambridge-based developer Urban Spaces LLC to address the company’s preference toward hiring out-of-state Monday evening.
After failing to reach an agreement by an August deadline on health care and the union eligibility of certain jobs, the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and the University have begun the process of selecting third parties to help resolve ongoing disagreements.
A rally Thursday outside the company’s Harvard Square location highlighted a week of picketing in front of the store.
Protesters begin their march through Harvard Yard at a rally on Wednesday afternoon. The rally was held in protest of Harvard Medical School's decision to cut 31 custodial contract jobs, a decision that was made in an effort to reduce the School's operating deficit.
Workers, union members, and labor activists march through Harvard Yard on Wednesday afternoon in protest of Harvard Medical School's decision to cut 31 custodial contract jobs. Though the Medical School has cited financial constraints as reasoning behind the cuts, protesters alleged Wednesday that the terminations are unnecessary.
A Wednesday morning rally at the Medical School’s Longwood campus drew more than 50 people, according to a union employee, while an afternoon rally that began in front of Holyoke Center and turned into a march through Harvard Yard attracted more than 80 protesters.
Protesters march late Friday afternoon outside of Holyoke Center, chanting in support of University workers. The group rallied in protest of what they claimed was discrimination and retaliation against union involvement on the part of the University.