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Unionization

Bargainfest
GSAS

Two Sessions In, Grad Union Says Bargaining With Harvard Will Be Uphill Battle

The committee wrote in an email that their first two bargaining sessions have been marked by forceful pushback from Harvard administrators.

University Hall, Fall 2017
GSAS

Harvard and Its Grad Union Are Poised to Negotiate. But First They Have to Pin Down Eligible Students

Harvard is required to provide the union with updated lists of eligible students throughout the semester — a task University administrators say can be challenging.

Bargainfest
Unionization

Bargainfest

Harvard Graduate Students Union kicked off their bargaining session with a "Bargainfest" at 11:30 am by the John Harvard statue.

Bargainfest
GSAS

Grad Union, Harvard Head to the Bargaining Table

Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers marked the occasion with a kickoff rally in Harvard Yard.

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016
Labor

Harvard, Grad Student Union Set to Begin Negotiations Monday

Harvard and its new graduate student union will face each other across the bargaining table for the first time Monday, University Provost Alan M. Garber ’77 announced Friday afternoon.

HUCTW Table 124 Mt. Auburn Street
University Finances

As Old Contract Expires, Harvard's Largest Union Seeks Support for Continued Negotiations

After their old contract expired — and with no new agreement immediately in sight — leaders of Harvard’s largest union hosted events across campus this week to garner support for continued negotiations with the University.

University Hall
Labor

No Agreement Likely Before Contract Expires, Clerical Union Says

After months of “intense” negotiations with Harvard, leaders of Harvard’s largest labor union say it is unlikely that they will reach an agreement before members’ current contract expires. The contract is set to expire Sept. 30.

HGSU Bargaining Goals
GSAS

Harvard Grad Union Unveils 'Ambitious' List of Bargaining Goals

Harvard’s brand-new graduate student union inched towards the bargaining table earlier this semester when it published a list of goals for its inaugural round of negotiations with administrators. There are 80 goals in total.

Cambridge Queen's Head Voting Place Sign
Labor

Grad Unionization Movement Sees Mixed Results Around Country After Harvard Success

After Harvard teaching and research assistants voted to unionize last semester, labor experts predicted other schools would follow in Harvard's footsteps. That forecast has proved partially correct at best.

Graduate Student Unionization Debate
GSAS

Grad Union Negotiations With Harvard Will Likely Take Place Behind Closed Doors

Harvard and its brand-new union have yet to hammer out initial bargaining terms. But both University and union representatives say their upcoming negotiations will likely take place behind closed doors.

Grad Student Unionization Debate
Labor

Union Civil and Human Rights Committee Begins Discussing Priorities

Representatives of Harvard’s new graduate student union say they are committed to prioritizing issues of diversity and inclusion at the bargaining table.

Graduate Student Unionization Debate
GSAS

Grad Union Expects to Start Negotiating With Harvard 'Early' This Semester

If HGSU-UAW does begin pushing for a contract with Harvard this semester, it will cap off an eventful — and historic — year for both the University and the brand-new union.

Graduate Student Union Rally
FAS

Pushing for Sexual Assault Bill, Harvard's New Union Wades into State Politics

Harvard’s brand-new graduate student union is wading into state politics to advocate for a sexual assault prevention law currently under consideration by the Massachusetts state legislature.

Graduate Student Unionization at Harvard: A Discussion
Unionization

Graduate Student Unionization at Harvard: A Discussion

Harvard University Holds Second Unionization Vote: Day 1
Unionization

Harvard University Holds Second Unionization Vote: Day 1

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