Entries by UNITEHERELocal26

Tufts University dining hall workers win union vote, officially join UNITE HERE Local 26

BOSTON, MA—About 150 dining hall workers have joined UNITE HERE Local 26 after an overwhelming vote in favor of unionization: 127 to 19. Following the NLRB vote, Tufts University dining hall workers are members of UNITE HERE Local 26 and can begin negotiating their first contract with the university. “It’s an incredible feeling to finally […]

Tufts dining hall workers join UNITE HERE Local 26, demand recognition

500 students march with workers to demand university recognize union BOSTON, MA—Surrounded by hundreds of students, Tufts dining hall workers announced they have formed a union. Together, they called on President Anthony Monaco to recognize the union. Once recognized, Tufts Dining Services workers will become members of the union that successfully struck Harvard for 22 […]

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 […]