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Rally Outside the Doubletree
Labor

National Union Members Descend on DoubleTree for Protest

Hundreds gathered last Wednesday to advocate for the unionization of the hotel’s workers. Many on hand noted that the rally was by far the largest yet in support of the workers.

Rally Outside the Doubletree
Labor

Rally Outside the Doubletree

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

March Outside the Boston-Cambridge Doubletree Hotel
Labor

March Outside the Boston-Cambridge Doubletree Hotel

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

Protest Outside the Doubletree Hotel
Labor

Protest Outside the Doubletree Hotel

Workers, labor leaders, Cambridge City councillors, and other activists march outside the Boston-Cambridge Hilton DoubleTree Hotel on Wednesday.

HUCTW Anniversary
Labor

HUCTW Anniversary

The Harvard Union for Clerical and Technical Workers first organized in 1988 and immediately set out to negotiate its first contract with Harvard.

HUCTW Anniversary
Commencement

HUCTW Praised First Contract

When the Harvard Union for Clerical and Technical Workers won recognition in 1988 after 17 years of efforts, many were uncertain about what relationship the University would have with the new union.

Doubletree Protest
Labor

Doubletree Protest

Harvard College and Harvard Kennedy School students joined workers and local community members in protesting the Doubletree Hotel in Allston in this file photo on Thursday, March 27.

Doubletree Protest
Labor

DoubleTree Workers Call on Sandberg to Aid Unionization Process

Continuing their yearlong campaign to pressure the hotel chain to allow fair process unionization, DoubleTree employees asked Class Day speaker and Facebook executive Sheryl K. Sandberg ’91 to hold a “Lean In Circle” for them.

Demand For Better Healthcare
Labor

Cambridge City Council Votes To Support DoubleTree Workers

The City Council voted unanimously to support the boycott of the hotel, a sign of support for employees trying to unionize.

Research

Harvard Library and Museum in D.C. Join HUCTW

After a majority vote April 1, 45 Dumbarton Oaks employees are now eligible to join the Harvard Union for Clerical and Technical Workers.

Labor

University Grant Managers Now Eligible for Overtime Pay

After an outside arbitrator released a report two weeks ago about payroll disputes at Harvard, the University will begin to pay FAS and SEAS grant managers for their overtime work.

March
Labor

Doubletree Boycott Launch Draws More Than 100 Workers, Advocates

Dozens of students joined Cambridge City Council members and DoubleTree workers in protest Thursday to support the employees' efforts to unionize.

Labor

University Will Discontinue Reception Honoring 25-Year Employees

Several employees who have served the Harvard community for 25 years expressed disappointment that the University will no longer hold an annual event honoring long-serving workers.

GSAS

Graduate Student Council Passes DoubleTree Resolution

The resolution, which is nearly identical to one passed by the Undergraduate Council earlier this week, calls upon the graduate body to urge relevant Harvard administrators to support fair process as workers decide whether or not to unionize.

Insomnia Lawsuit Resolved
Labor

Former Insomnia Workers Reach Settlement, Declare Victory

The workers will be compensated with payback totaling over $4,000 and will have their terminations rescinded from their records.

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Transatlanticism

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I Am Not at a Cafe

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Away in Argentina

Land of Fog
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Land of Fog