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After months, Safety and Security unionizes

By EMILY HOFFMAN – 6 years ago

After two failed attempts in the past 15 years, Vassar’s Safety and Security officers have successfully formed a union and have ratified a contract. The officers have made several attempts…

Contract negotiations win higher wages for SEIU workers

By ELIZABETH DEAN – 7 years ago

During this summer, the Service Employees International (SEIU) Local 200 union, which includes employees in the Retreat, the All Campus Dining Center (ACDC), cleaning services and some of Buildings &…

Vassar community expresses support for Security union

By SPENCER RESNICK – 7 years ago

The following are two public letters created by the Vassar Student/Labor Dialogue, the first of which signed of by more than 750 members of the Vassar community, including students, faculty,…

SLD fliers to drive discussion

By PALAK PATEL – 8 years ago

In this past week, students around campus may have noticed an informational pamphlet, “What Vassar Doesn’t Want You To Know: A Guide to Labor on Campus,” cropping up in various…

Students and workers must create mutual discourse

By JEREMY GARZA AND OLIVIA MAY – 8 years ago

The Student Labor Dialogue (SLD) is a collective of students and workers organizing in solidarity. There is an idea of the “Vassar Community,” a term which students frequently encounter, that…

by Katie de Heras/The Miscellany News

CWA, VASSAR REACH AGREEMENT

By HANNAH BLUME & BETHAN JOHNSON – 8 years ago

After seven months of negotiations, The Communication Workers of America (CWA) and the College reached a deal last Sunday, Dec. 9, when the CWA members voted to ratify the latest…