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GSAS

More Than Half of Grad Student Survey Respondents Report Discrimination

More than half of respondents to a graduate student survey on discrimination and harassment reported they have experienced discrimination at the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences, GSAS Student Council members said Wednesday.

Cambridge City Hall
GSAS

Cambridge City Council Reiterates Support for Harvard Grad Union Contact

The Cambridge City Council unanimously voted — for the second time — to support Harvard’s graduate student union in its efforts to reach an agreement with Harvard, this time making its demands more urgent.

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Labor

Harvard Grad Student Union Will Strike If Contract Not Reached Before Reading Period

Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile workers informed their members of the impending deadline in an email Tuesday morning.

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Harvard Law School

Harvard Law Students Call on Dean Manning to Support Dining Hall Workers

Harvard Law School students have demanded Dean John F. Manning ’82 re-institute longer hours at campus cafes and address chronic understaffing at foodservice locations.

Emerson Hall
Unionization

Emerson Hall

Members of Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers counted ballots from their strike authorization vote in Emerson Hall 210 on Friday evening, tallying more than 90 percent in favor of authorizing a strike.

Strike Authorization Vote
Labor

More Than 90 Percent of Harvard Grad Student Union Voters Approve Strike Authorization

Of the 2,682 members of Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers who cast ballots in the election, 90.4 percent voted in favor of the strike, according to an email sent to union members late Friday evening.

University Provost Alan M. Garber at Commencement 2016
Labor

As Harvard Grad Union Wraps Up Strike Voting, Garber Reiterates University's Position

University Provost Alan M. Garber ’76 defended in a Thursday interview Harvard’s position on controversial proposals in Harvard’s negotiation process with its graduate student union.

Harvard Graduate Students Union
GSAS

Union, Harvard Reach New Agreements as Strike Authorization Vote Continues

Harvard and its graduate student union tentatively agreed on two new contract provisions Thursday in the first bargaining session since union members began voting on whether to authorize a strike over a lack of progress in negotiations.

Strike Authorization Vote
University

Student Workers Cast Ballots on First Day of Union Strike Authorization Vote

Student workers cast the first ballots Tuesday in a historic vote to decide whether HGSU's bargaining committee could call for a strike if it sees fit. Polls for the multi-day strike authorization vote will be open at least until Friday.

Strike Authorization Vote
On Campus

Strike Authorization Vote

On Tuesday, the Harvard Graduate Student Union began a strike authorization vote. Voting will be open until Friday afternoon.

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College

UC Supports Grad Union Strike Authorization Vote

The Undergraduate Council endorsed the graduate student union’s strike authorization vote and other initiatives at its Monday afternoon meeting.

Harvard Graduate Students Union
GSAS

Harvard Grad Students to Begin Voting on Strike Authorization

Graduate students across the University will begin voting Tuesday whether to authorize a student worker strike, marking an escalation in the negotiation process that began exactly one year ago.

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GSAS

Harvard Advises Faculty to Prepare after Union Moves to Vote for Strike Authorization

Associate Provost Doreen Koretz and University Director of Labor and Employee Relations Paul R. Curran wrote in an email to faculty Tuesday that it is “critical” that faculty begin to plan for how they would teach in the event of a strike.

Harvard Graduate Students Union
Unionization

Harvard Graduate Students Union

On Tuesday, the Harvard Graduate Students Union announced it would hold a strike authorization vote next week.

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On Campus

As Grad Union Vows to Authorize Strike, Organizers Rally for Support

The vote — which is expected to begin Oct. 15 on Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Automobile Workers’ one year anniversary of bargaining with the University — will require two thirds of voting members’ support in order to allow the negotiating committee to call for a strike if it deems necessary.

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