Lawrence Cafeteria Workers Rally for Their Fair Share

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By Matthew Walsh Cafeteria workers in Lawrence, MA are “always the last in everything,” said Arelis Pujols. Pujols is a cafeteria worker at the Frost School in Lawrence, and she has seen cafeteria workers passed over for raises, professional development stipends, and improvements to paid time off, among other benefits. Pujols is also a steward on the bargaining committee of Lawrence…

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BU Graduate Workers Build Momentum on Union Drive

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By Eli Gerzon Boston - Last week, a lively crowd of a few hundred rallied on Marsh Plaza at Boston University in support of Boston University Graduate Workers United (BUGWU). The union went public this month and is now building up support in the lead-up to eventually filing for a vote to unionize. Speakers talked about how vital graduate student workers…

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Emerson College Workers Fight For Fair Pay

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By Binx Perino Two years of labor organizing started in the Service Employees International Union Local 888 office on Tremont Street when John Albert-Moseley and Anna Feder walked in to unionize the staff workers at Emerson College. John had emergency surgery shortly after being hired by the College and didn’t have the sick hours to cover his leave. Anna asked HR…

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