Después de dos meses de negociaciones ineficaces con la administración de Pomona College, los empleados de cocina de Pomona harán una huelga el viernes y sábado buscando salarios más altos en su renovación de contrato.
As 5C students made a return to Claremont following fall break, some colleges also brought back temporary COVID-19 testing requirements. Students at Pomona College, Harvey Mudd College and Pitzer College are required to test for COVID-19 upon returning from fall break, according to emails from both colleges.
A pesar del calor de cuarenta grados de durante el Día del Trabajo, un grupo compuesto por los trabajadores de las cafeterías de Pomona College, cientos de estudiantes de los Claremont Colleges y organizadores sindicales de la región participó en una manifestación afuera del comedor estudiantil Frary, mostrando su apoyo en un aumento salarial para el personal de cocina de Pomona.
Despite 103-degree weather this Labor Day afternoon, hundreds of Claremont Colleges students, Pomona College dining hall workers and local labor organizers showed up to a rally outside Frary Dining Hall in support of raising wages for Pomona kitchen staff.
With just over five weeks until students return to campus, Pomona College announced some of its COVID-19 guidelines going into the fall semester. The announcement comes on the heel’s of last week’s surge in cases among the college’s faculty and staff.
Claremont Graduate University was bequeathed a $42 million gift from alumnus Patrick F. Cadigan CG ’78, CG ’80, in order to construct a new building for the university’s School of Arts and Humanities. The donation, announced Feb. 15, is the largest in the college’s nearly 100 years of operation.
As 5C students rolled back to campus following spring break, an uptick in COVID-19 cases returned with them.
A majority of Honnold Mudd Library staff have voted in favor of unionization, according to a March 23 statement from the California Federation of Teachers, which is representing the 7C library workers.
Staff at the 7Cs’ Honnold Mudd Library are deciding by secret ballot whether to form a union after at least 30 percent of approximately 40 eligible employees expressed interest. The California Federation of Teachers filed a petition with the National Labor Relations Board filed a petition to represent the staff, according to a Feb. 9 statement from The Claremont Colleges Services (TCCS).
Reporting by Jenna McMurtry, Averi Sullivan, Reia Li, Katherine Tan, John Paul Ferrantino, Elina Lingappa, Maxine Davey, Valerie Braylovskiy, Mariana Duran, Elli Lingappa, Rya Jetha, Wally Bargeron, Abby Porter, Julia Schwartz, Samson Zhang and Siena Swift Black students at the 5Cs have a long history of advocating for accomodation and