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Timeline 2001-2002

Contract negotiations regarding wages and benefits for custodial workers reach a stalemate, according to representatives of the workers’ union. The talks are the first conducted since HCECP issued its December wage report.

Feb. 21

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Nearly 200 protesters gather in Harvard Square to demonstrate against Israel’s occupation of the West Bank, the Gaza Strip and East Jerusalem. Counter-protesters show support for Israel.

Feb. 26

Nine supporters of higher wages for Harvard’s janitors—including two undergraduates—are arrested for blocking traffic during a carefully choreographed protest intended to show support for increased wages for University workers.

Feb. 27

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