The latest round of negotiations between Harvard University and the school’s 750 striking dining services workers has ended in a “tentative agreement,” university officials said on Tuesday. The workers were demanding an annual income of at least $35,000 and resisting changes to their health benefits.
On Monday, hundreds of Harvard University students walked out of class for the second time in seven days, demanding that the school settle with the 750 dining hall workers who went on strike earlier this month after negotiations failed over health care and annual income. The strike is now entering its third week.
Macy’s has cut a deal with the union representing employees at four of its big New York City-area stores, including the almighty Herald Square flagship, thereby dodging their first strike since 1972.
In the midst of contract disputes between U.S. Soccer and the women’s national team, a federal judge has ruled that the female players—as per their collective bargaining agreement—will not be allowed to strike in the lead up to the Rio Olympics.
The truckers that carry goods for companies like Sketchers, Forever 21 and Wal-Mart are striking Monday in Los Angeles, alleging that they've been punished by their trucking companies for organizing, just the latest in the continually bad press bogging down the beautiful visages of some of the most popular retail…