Harvard University Dining Services workers strike and win higher salary, 2016

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Timing
Time Period:  
5 October
2016
to
26 October
2016
Location and Goals
Country: 
United States
Location City/State/Province: 
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Location Description: 
Harvard University
Goals: 
Workers demanded $35,000 yearly salary for full time employees. They also objected to proposed changes in the health care policy that would require more out of pocket payments.
Research Notes
Sources: 
Dixon, B. J. (2016). “Students, Supporters Show Out in Force Monday For Dining Workers.” 11 October 2016. Web site: The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192218/http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2016/10/25/huds-strike-occupy-building/

Dixon, B. J. (2016). “No End in Sight for HUDS Strike.” 11 October 2016. Web site: The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192057/http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2016/10/11/strike-22nd-session-continue/

Dixon, B. J. (2016). “Recap of the First Day of the HUDS Strike.” 6 October 2016. Web site: The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192304/http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2016/10/6/recap-first-day-huds-strike/?utm_source=thecrimson&utm_medium=web_primary&utm_campaign=recommend_sidebar

Dixon, B. J. (2016). “Harvard Dining Services Picket in Historic Strike.” 6 October 2016. Web site: The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192417/http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2016/10/6/huds-begins-historic-strike/

Dixon, B. J. (2016). “HUDS Contract Pays $35,000 per Year, Covers Copays.” 27 October 2016. Web site: The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved from HUDS Contract Pays $35,000 per Year, Covers Copays

Natanson, H. (2016). “Hundreds of Students Leave Class to Support HUDS Strike.” 18 October. Web site: The Harvard Crimson. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192545/http://www.thecrimson.com/article/2016/10/18/huds-supporters-walk-out/

UNITE HERE Local 26. (n.d.). Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192652/https://twitter.com/unitehere26?lang=en

Vaccaro, A. (2016). “In 583-1 vote, Harvard dining hall workers OK labor contract.” 26 October 2016. Web site: Boston Globe. Retrieved February 8, 2017, from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192745/https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/10/26/striking-harvard-workers-got-everything-they-wanted-says-union/OtLJHHoWcdXeiHbKi1WPIN/story.html

Vaccaro, A. (2016). “Yes, that Harvard strike is still going. Here’s what you need to know about it.” 18 October. Boston Globe. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192846/https://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/10/18/why-are-harvard-dining-hall-workers-strike/azkvOnNlU9DHwiFv6GcZsO/story.html?p1=Article_Related_Box_Article

Vaccaro, A. (2016). “9 striking Harvard workers were arrested after a sit-in on Cambridge’s streets.” 14 October 2016. Web site: Boston Globe. Retrieved from https://web.archive.org/web/20170313192920/http://www.bostonglobe.com/business/2016/10/14/striking-harvard-workers-were-arrested-after-sit-cambridge-streets/9fbAR8xYWXFtXlWryrCzVP/story.html

Name of researcher, and date dd/mm/yyyy: 
Ploy Promrat 08/02/2017