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UNITE HERE Local 26 members at Northeastern ratify agreement, avert strike

STRIKE AVERTED AT NORTHEASTERN UNIVERSITY UNITE HERE Local 26 dining hall workers ratify agreement, win $35,000 and affordable health care in “incredible victory” Boston, MA—Today UNITE HERE Local 26 members on Northeastern University’s campus ratified a 5-year agreement just hours before they were scheduled to begin a strike. Workers voted 316 to 2 to authorize […]

Northeastern University Workers Vote To Strike Days Before CGI Event, Forcing Clintons to Cross Union Picket or Cancel Forum

Hundreds of Low Wage Northeastern University Workers Approved Union Strike set to Begin Two Days Before Clintons, CGI Set to Host Event on Campus BOSTON, MA—In the set up for a major labor confrontation, hundreds of Northeastern University workers overwhelmingly approved a strike, set to begin just two days before the Clintons and the Clinton […]

Dining Hall Workers at Northeastern University Announce Strike Vote, Prepare for Potential Strike

For Immediate Release  September 20, 2017                                                                    Contact: Tiffany Ten Eyck, 313-515-1807,  tteneyck@local26.org More than 300 have already workers pledged to vote to strike BOSTON, MA—Inspired by last October’s strike at Harvard University, food service workers at Northeastern University announced tonight they have called for a strike vote on October 4. At the event, they unveiled a photo display […]