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.
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.
Negotiations are underway between the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and the University, according to HUCTW Director Bill Jaeger. The new contract is scheduled to go into effect July 1.
Harvard University Health Services is considering plans to close Stillman Infirmary, Harvard’s center for 24-hour care, and after-hours urgent care between 11 p.m. and 8 a.m. this summer, according to University spokesperson Nanci Martin.
Harvard Management Company has chosen not to reinvest in funds managed by HEI Hotels & Resorts, according to an email sent by HMC President and CEO Jane L. Mendillo to University President Drew G. Faust.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers, which represents many of Harvard’s library workers, began meeting with Library management on Wednesday and Thursday of last week in three Joint Councils.
The membership of UNITE HERE! Local 26, the union that represents many of the employees at the Harvard Club of Boston, ratified its contract with the Club last week with over 95 percent member approval, Local 26 President Brian Lang said.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers, which represents many of the workers in the Harvard Library system, released an open letter to the Harvard community Monday morning that raised concerns of understaffing in the Library and the lack of transparency in the ongoing restructuring process.
Princeton University will not reinvest in HEI Hospitality, according to a Tuesday press release from UNITE HERE!, a union that represents hotel and restaurant workers including Harvard University food service workers.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers will form three “joint councils” with Harvard Library management to negotiate the library system’s reorganization, according to a University spokesperson.
The Harvard College Global Health and AIDS Coalition put a Valentine’s Day spin on the group’s campaign demanding that pharmaceutical company Merck’s increase access to its AIDS drug raltegravir in poor nations.
Since Harvard University Library announced last week that its upcoming reorganization would include downsizing staff, workers have circulated several petitions against the layoffs and picketed on Wednesday outside of a regularly scheduled meeting for library staff members.