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Labor of Love: The Five-Year Road to Unionization

As Harvard and its new union prepare to begin negotiations, current and former union organizers remember the five-year march to unionization as convoluted, lengthy, and difficult.

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Drew Faust
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Harvard Will Bargain With Grad Union

​Harvard will collectively bargain with its newly formed graduate student union, University President Drew G. Faust said in an interview Tuesday.

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016
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Preparing to Bargain, Admins Draw Line In Sand Between Academics and Labor

University President Drew G. Faust said administrators “will be very adamant” in maintaining the division between academic and labor issues.

Unionization Vote
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University, Union Decline to Object to Union Election

​Neither Harvard nor the newly-formed graduate student union have filed objections over the April 2018 unionization election within the seven-day period set by the National Labor Relations Board.

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Polls: Pro-Union Voters Twice as Likely to Disapprove of Harvard’s Handling of Sexual Harassment

Students who voted “Yes” to unionization were two-and-a-half times more likely to disapprove of how Harvard handles issues of discrimination and sexual harassment than were students who voted “No,” according to an exit poll.

Economics Ph.D. Student Mental Health
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Large Percentage of Economics Ph.D. Students Report Depression, Anxiety Symptoms

Survey results revealed that 15 percent of Economics Ph.D. students reported above a 10 on the depression scale, while 23 percent of the PhD students reported above a 10 on the anxiety scale.

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Polling: Pro-Union Voters More Likely to Report Dissatisfaction with Harvard Advising, Financial Support

Students who voted in favor of unionization last week were more likely to report feeling dissatisfied with Harvard’s advising and financial support systems, according to exit polling data collected by The Crimson.

Union Organizers Embrace
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‘Super Pumped and Really Excited’: After Day of Nerves, Union Organizers Thrill to New Era

The campaign to form a graduate student union at Harvard stretches back to 2013—for many organizers, spanning their entire tenure at the University.

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Harvard Rep Declines to Say Whether School Will Bargain With New Union

A Harvard representative repeatedly declined to answer a question asking whether the University will begin to collectively bargain with student employees following a vote by eligible teaching and research assistants to unionize last week.

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Union Win Marks Step Forward for Student Labor Movement, Experts Say

Experts say Harvard research and teaching assistants' vote to unionize last week was unique in its scale and drew on a decades-long push to form graduate student unions.

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Polling Shows Strong Union Support Among Arts and Humanities, Social Sciences Students

Arts and Humanities and Social Sciences students were much more likely to vote to unionize in Harvard’s election last week than were Sciences and Engineering and Applied Sciences students.

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In Historic Move, Harvard Teaching and Research Assistants Vote to Unionize

In a historic move, Harvard teaching and research assistants have voted to form a union. The results of a unionization election held April 18 and 19 showed 1,931 ballots cast in favor and 1,523 against.

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Students Cast Ballots On First Day of Historic Unionization Election

Mulling the pros and cons of installing a union at Harvard, eligible graduate and undergraduate students headed to the polls Wednesday on the first day of the University's second go at a unionization election.

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UC President on Unionization Election: 'Go Out and Vote'

UC leaders urged eligible students to vote in the student unionization election taking place Wednesday and Thursday.

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