Samuel Y. Weinstock

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Harvard Plan Criticized by Allston Residents

Allston residents criticized several details of Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan Notification Form—a draft of Harvard’s Institutional Master Plan for Allston development—Wednesday evening during a public meeting at the Business School.


Union Pens Letter Against Health Care Plan

The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers claimed in a letter released on Thursday that the University put forth health care plans for non-union workers that closely resemble plans it already rejected for union members.

College Finance

University's Annual Report Shows Rise in Deficit, Decrease in Total Debt

Harvard sustained a small deficit of $4.5 million in the last fiscal year resulting from a 3 percent increase in University operating costs, according to the annual University Financial Report released Friday morning.


HUCTW Holds Costumed Protest

Around 30 workers, union officers, and supporters dressed in Halloween costumes stood in two groups, one along the pathway through the construction site outside the science center, and one inside the yard near its entrance next to Dudley House.

Hurricane Sandy
Student Life

Students, Professors Enjoy Rare Day Off

As Harvard closed its doors for Monday's classes in anticipation of Hurricane Sandy, students and Cambridge residents say they were enjoying the thrill of the meteorological event—and the day off it allowed.


Human Resources Announces Benefits Increase

Harvard Human Resources announced certain benefit increases Monday afternoon for members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers, despite stalled contract negotiations between the University and union.


Protesters Gather To Support Pilar

About 65 Harvard employees, students, and community members protested in front of the Holyoke Center early Thursday evening in support of Johany Pilar, a science center mailroom worker who says she was sexually harassed.

Alvin Roth Receives Nobel Prize in Economics Award
Harvard Business School

Harvard Professor and Alum Win Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences

Harvard Business School professor Alvin E. Roth was awarded the Nobel Prize in Economic Sciences on Monday morning for his research on market design.


University Comments on Contract Negotiations

The University released an update on its ongoing contract negotiations with the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers Tuesday ...


Harvard Club May Sell Back Bay Annex

The Harvard Club of Boston is considering selling its “annex,” the building that sits to the right of the main clubhouse on Commonwealth Ave. in the Back Bay, according to the Club’s president, Nicholas J. Iselin ’87.


HUCTW Stands Together in Protest of Deadlocked Negotiations

Hundreds of Harvard employees and supporters gathered Thursday afternoon for four “Stand-Out” events to show solidarity for the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers’ ongoing contract negotiations.

Harvard Faculty Club

Faculty Club Employees File "Tip Law" Suit

Members of the wait staff at the Harvard Faculty Club and Loeb House filed a class action lawsuit in Middlesex County Superior Court last Thursday, alleging that Harvard had failed to distribute proceeds of service charges to the staff, thereby violating the Massachusetts “Tip Law.”


Harvard Club of Boston Settles Lawsuit for $4 Million

The Harvard Club of Boston settled a class action lawsuit with its wait staff last week, according to a letter to club members obtained by The Crimson.


Still Waiting, Union Pens Letters to Top Deans

Members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers delivered signed posters and letters on Thursday to the offices of 34 administrators regarding the union’s months-long contract negotiation with the University.


IOP Hosts Voter ID Debate

The merits and faults of laws which will require voters in several states to present photo IDs at the polls in November were discussed in a lively debate between four experts at the Institute of Politics.