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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

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.

GSAS Union Buttons

A Hard Bargain

The path to a graduate student union has been anything but straightforward.

Federal Reserve Bank of Boston - HMC Office

HMC Aims to Sell $2.5 Billion in Endowment Assets

​Harvard Management Company is trying to sell around $2.5 billion in private equity, venture capital, and real estate assets as part of its broader revamp in investment strategy.

The Thomas P. O'Neill Jr. Federal Building

Harvard Files Appeal to NLRB Recommendation for Union Re-Vote

Harvard filed an appeal with the National Labor Relations Board Wednesday, contesting a ruling that recommended the University should hold a re-vote.


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.

GSAS's Dudley House

After Outcry, Grad Students to Receive Summer Stipend Lump Sum Option

The Graduate School of Arts and Sciences will allow students to receive their stipend in one lump sum on June 1, as it has in past years.

Unionization Vote

NLRB Calls for Re-Vote in Unionization Election

The National Labor Relations Board will conduct another election to determine whether eligible students at Harvard can form a union if a re-vote does not end in favor of the union.

Kruti Vora

Cheered on by Fans, Harvard Students Run Boston Marathon

Cheered on by supportive fans and motivated by inspirational signs, more than a dozen Harvard students joined thousands of other runners to cross the finish line of the 121st annual Boston Marathon.

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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.

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Student Life

'Fair Harvard' Lyric Change Fails to Strike Chord with Students

“Changing the name of a song does very little to impact my experience here,” Jonathan S. Roberts ’17 said.

Harvard Graduate Students Union Info Session

Harvard, Union Effort File Post-Hearing Briefs with NLRB

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


After Negotiations, Police Union Ratifies New Contract

​After months of negotiations, Harvard and a union represent Harvard University Police Department officers have agreed on a new contract..

Graduate School Council Elections

Graduate Council Holds Elections, Revises Constitution

​Kevin Tian, a graduate student in applied physics, and Aric Flemming, a graduate student at the Divinity School, were elected President and Vice-President of the Harvard Graduate Council on Monday.

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Under Financial Pressure, GSAS Plans Unusually Low Stipend Increase

GSAS will increase student stipends by 1.5 percent in the 2017-2018 academic year, an unusually small increase owing to poor returns on Harvard’s endowment.