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Harvard grad student workers go on strike, seeking $25 an hour minimum wage, other demands

Joey Garrison December 3, 2019 CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — Slogging through snow showers and slush, hundreds of Harvard University graduate student workers picketed Tuesday at Harvard Yard, as thousands went on strike seeking higher pay and other demands. It marked the first strike of graduate students on the Ivy League campus since 1973, when teaching fellows and protested the university's financial aid program. Dining hall workers staged a one-month walk-out in 2016. The strike threatened some of the university's educational operations before final exams. The school's more than 4,000 graduate student employees include teacher assistants, ...