Labor


HUCTW, HOOP Protest Sanctions Against Pro-Palestine Harvard Staff at Tuesday Rally

Nearly 100 Harvard workers and Cambridge residents held a pro-Palestine rally in front of Smith Campus Center on Tuesday to condemn the University’s disciplinary action against union members involved in the 20-day encampment in Harvard Yard.


Harvard’s Academic Workers Unionized. But in a Year of Labor Ups and Downs, How Did They Win?

Harvard’s cohort of unionized student workers nearly doubled over the past year. The largest successful union — Harvard Academic Workers-United Auto workers — now represents more than 3,000 non-tenure-track faculty. Ahead of its first contract, the group is taking aim at the very structure of academic employment.


Grad Student Union Files Unfair Labor Practice Charges Against Harvard Over Encampment Response

Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers filed unfair labor practice charges against Harvard on Wednesday with the National Labor Relations Board, alleging that the University’s response to the pro-Palestine encampment in Harvard Yard violated the rights of student workers.


‘People Have Spoken’: Harvard Residential Advisors Vote Against Unionization

Both prospective units of the Harvard Union of Residential Advisors voted against unionization Wednesday, ending HURA’s year-long fight — including a two-months-long public campaign — to unionize Harvard’s residential tutors, proctors, and house aides.


Some Postdocs Will Vote Challenge in HAW-UAW’s Upcoming Union Elections

As Harvard Academic Workers-United Auto Workers gears up for its unionization election in early April, some workers will participate in the vote despite not yet being formal members of the potential bargaining unit.


Harvard Resident Tutors, Proctors File for Union Recognition

The Harvard Union of Residential Advisors — a group campaigning to unionize Harvard’s resident tutors, proctors and house-aides — filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board on Tuesday for official union recognition.


Harvard Proctors and Tutors Plan to Launch Unionization Push

Some Harvard residential tutors, proctors, and house aides are planning to publicly launch a campaign for unionization, an effort they have been quietly working towards since last spring.


Harvard, Securitas Settle with Security Guard in Retaliation Case

Harvard and Securitas settled a National Labor Relations Board case with former security guard Walter J. Terzano, who alleged that the University and Securitas retaliated against him for organizing a protest.


Bailey Plaman Steps Into Role of HGSU-UAW President

Bailey A. Plaman assumed the presidency of the Harvard Graduate Student Union-United Auto Workers late last year after former HGSU-UAW president Evan C. MacKay ‘19 stepped down to run for public office.


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