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VICTORY! Workers win union at Harvard-owned DoubleTree hotel!
April 16, 2015 - 3:43pm
Workers joined UNITE HERE Local 26, Boston’s hotel workers union, ending a more than 2-year public fight and boycott. During the course of their campaign, housekeepers told the public about the pain and injuries they experienced cleaning hotel rooms. Undergraduate and graduate students at Harvard launched a campus campaign to encourage Harvard to support the workers’ demands.
“It is inspiring to see that when workers and students come together, real change can be made,” said Harvard freshman Angela Leocata.
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