Unionization

UC Crimson Crossfire
Undergraduate Council

Identity-Based Groups Launch UC Voter Guide

The three tickets differed only on their stances on sanctions against Harvard's unrecognized social organizations and whether or not Harvard should drop its appeal to the NLRB.

Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Class of 2016
GSAS

GOP Plan Could Cause Grad Student Tax Hike

“It’s very alarming for graduate students,” said Colleen Golja, a graduate student in engineering. “I can’t imagine paying more taxes than I already do.”

Graduate Student Union Rally
Central Administration

Graduate Student Union Rally

Graduate students involved in the unionization effort held a rally in front of the John Harvard statue Wednesday afternoon to protest Harvard’s appeal to the federal National Labor Relations Board.

Graduate Student Union Rally
GSAS

At 'Drop the Appeal' Rally, HGSU-UAW Presents Petition to Mass. Hall

Supporters of Harvard’s student unionization effort held a rally in the Yard, urging the University to drop its appeal to the federal National Labor Relations Board.

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016
GSAS

Garber Defends NLRB Appeal in Message to Students

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 defended the Harvard’s decision to appeal a National Labor Relations Board, arguing that Harvard facilitated a fair election last fall.

Unionization Vote
Undergraduate Council

UC Letter Urges Faust to Drop NLRB Appeal

The Undergraduate Council passed legislation urging University President Drew G. Faust to drop Harvard’s appeal to the federal National Labor Relations Board that argues the 2016 unionization election, in which students voted against unionization, is valid.

Unionization Polarization
Unionization

Yale, Chicago NLRB Appeals Could Threaten Unionization Precedent

Yale and the University of Chicago each filed motions this year urging the NLRB to overrule a August 2016 decision that graduate students at Columbia may unionize.

Unionization Vote
GSAS

Online Petition Garners Support for Student Union Effort

A petition urging Harvard to drop its appeal to the federal National Labor Relations Board is accumulating support and now has more than 100 supporters.

The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building
GSAS

Labor Experts Foresee Long, Difficult Path to Student Unionization

Harvard’s student unionization effort could come to an end at the hands of Republican appointees to the National Labor Relations Board, one of a number of ways experts say the years-long movement could stall.

UHS
Health Benefits

HUHS Switch Means Higher Healthcare Costs For Some

​Blue Cross Blue Shield now covers drug costs for students enrolled in Harvard’s health care plan, a change that will be more expensive for some students.

Unionization Vote
University

Harvard Appeals Unionization Vote Ruling to National NLRB

Harvard has appealed a National Labor Relations Board decision to invalidate a student unionization election held last fall, the latest step in a process that has lasted months.

Unionization Vote
Politics

NLRB Official Rules to Invalidate Unionization Election

The ruling is the latest development in the drawn-out legal saga between the University and the union organizers since the initial election in November 2016.

Labor

Student Union Organizers Gear Up for Potential Re-Vote

Even before the National Labor Relations Board has finalized its decision, student union organizers at Harvard are preparing to launch another unionization campaign.

The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building
Labor

Union, University Resolve Portion of Remaining Challenged Ballots

252 ballots remain under challenge from an election that could determine the fate of Harvard’s student unionization effort.

Harvard Graduate Students Union Info Session
Labor

Harvard, Union Effort File Post-Hearing Briefs with NLRB

Both parties' briefs address two main issues: challenged ballots and allegations of an unfair election.