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Central Administration

NLRB Finalizes Union Election Timeline and Eligibility

The National Labor Relations Board approved an election agreement earlier this month detailing the terms and timeline of Harvard’s upcoming unionization election.

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University

Unionization Advocates Worried by Bacow’s Past Stance

Pointing to University President-elect Lawrence S. Bacow’s past comments on labor issues, Harvard unionization supporters say they worry he will not support the issue.

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University News

Unionization Opponents Concerned By Second Election

​Graduate students opposed to unionization condemn unequal resources between Harvard Graduate Students Union and students critical of the union.

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GSAS

Columbia Refuses to Bargain with Its Graduate Student Union, Possibly Threatening NLRB Precedent

Columbia University will not respond to a bargaining request from its graduate student union, and the resulting NLRB proceedings could impact Harvard.

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GSAS

Curran Details Next Steps for New Unionization Election in Email to Students

​Harvard’s Director of Labor and Employee Relations Paul R. Curran announced the University’s preparations for the April student unionization election.

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GSAS

Univ. Will Hold Second Unionization Election in April

"I can guarantee you that student-workers like myself across campus are circling April 18 on their calendars right now," one Ph.D. student said.

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Student Life

Grad Student Union, Admins Clash Over Voter List for Second Election

The voter list was a point of contention in the original Nov. 2016 unionization election, when HGSU-UAW claimed that the voter list the University provided was insufficient.

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Alan Garber

Labor Activists Argue Against Garber, Smith for Presidency

Unionization organizer and English Ph.D. candidate Andrew B. Donnelly estimated student activists sent “more than 100” emails to people involved in the search process.

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GSAS

Senator Warren Endorses Harvard Grad Student Union

“Grad students are organizing and I stand with them,” Elizabeth Warren wrote in an emailed statement to The Crimson on Friday.

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GSAS

Harvard to Hold Second Unionization Election

The mandate to hold a second election came after the National Labor Relations Board unsealed and counted 193 ballots remaining from Harvard’s first unionization election, held Nov. 2016, on Thursday morning.

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GSAS

NLRB Delays Finalizing Harvard’s 2016 Unionization Election Due to Weather

The NLRB’s final count would pave the way for the University to hold a second election after more than a year of deadlock.

10 Stories

Ten Stories That Shaped 2017

2017 saw tectonic changes—ranging from Harvard's decision to keep the College's controversial social life policy to its launch of a presidential search destined to chart the course for decades to come. The Crimson reviews ten stories that defined a tempestuous year.

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GSAS

NLRB to Finalize Results of Harvard’s 2016 Unionization Election in January

The National Labor Relations Board will count the remaining 195 contested ballots from Harvard’s Nov. 2016 student unionization election in early January, possibly paving the way for a new election.

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Labor

In NLRB Pro-Union Columbia Decision, Some See Ties to Harvard

“We’ve been celebrating with Harvard here,” said Olga Brudastova, a Columbia graduate student and union organizer.

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GSAS

Graduate Student Council Urges Harvard To Withdraw NLRB Appeal

The resolution asks Harvard to drop an appeal to the National Labor Relations Board that argues that there should not be another election to determine whether or not graduate students may unionize.

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