Category Archives: Harvard No Layoffs Campaign

On a blistering July 19, IWW’s and allies stand up for Harvard workers under attack! Fotos by FW Le Le Lechat

Wobblies join Harvard staff, students and local activists in decrying the treatment of three HU employees. Nassim was confronted with the choice of either layoff or demotion by management in apparent retaliation for his union activities. Mamadou has been kept … Continue reading

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5/31 Picket Against Racist & Discriminatory Layoffs @ Harvard — Wobblies Back HUCTW Members Under Attack!

   

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Pix from 4/23/13 Action Against Racist Layoffs in Harvard’s University Financial Services (UFS)

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IWW Supports 3/7/13 Action Against Racist Layoffs at Harvard University

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On a Freezing Jan 18, IWW’s & Allies Support HUCTW Members Under Attack @ Harvard: Older Women of Color w/ Disabilities Targeted for Layoff at University Financial Services

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Article from Harvard’s Perspective Magazine: Mail Room Workers Under Attack (with comments)

 23 November 2012 By Geoff Carens, member, IWW For many years the Harvard Yard Mail Center was a good place to work and a good place to visit. An article from the Harvard Crimson documents the camaraderie which had helped … Continue reading

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DEFEAT RAPE CULTURE Justice for Johany! In February and March, Johany Pilar, member of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW), was sexually harassed on the job. When she reported the harassment, administrators forbade her from giving hugs … Continue reading

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Poster by FW Noah McKenna for the November 16 action supporting Johany Pilar!

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Article from Harvard Perspective on Speed-up and Layoffs in University Financial Services

This piece was originally supposed to be an Op Ed for the student newspaper the Harvard Crimson, but it was censored. The Harvard Perspective, a liberal student magazine, then agreed to publish the article. Some early comments from the Perspective … Continue reading

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Harvard Crimson Article on 10/18 protest supporting HUCTW member Johany Pilar — although the article doesn’t say so there was mad IWW support at this action! Also the eye-catching picket signs were made by local wobblies

Protesters Gather To Support Pilar By Michelle Denise L. Ferreol and Samuel Y. Weinstock, CRIMSON STAFF WRITERS Published: Friday, October 19, 2012 Inspired by Johany Pilar, a worker in Harvard’s Mailroom, the Harvard community gathers at the Holyoke Center to … Continue reading

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