Hundreds rally on Labor Day calling for raises for Pomona dining workers

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.

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Following a year of campaigning, Pitzer staff unionizes

After months of organizing, allegations of administrative wrongdoing and an eventual agreement between the college and a local labor union, Pitzer dining and facilities workers officially unionized.

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Después de un año de campaña, trabajadores de Pitzer se sindicalizan

Después de meses de organización sindical, quejas de prácticas ilícitas administrativas y un acuerdo entre Pitzer College y un sindicato local de trabajadores, el personal de comedores e instalaciones de Pitzer se sindicalizó este 25 de agosto. 

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Union or bust? Pitzer workers raise allegations of administrative wrongdoing while organizing

Two weeks after Pitzer College staff workers went public with a union campaign on May Day, staff members and other members of the 5C community delivered the paperwork for the first of three Unfair Labor Practices (ULPs) organizers have filed since May 10. 

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Honnold Mudd Library staff to unionize after successful election

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.

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Honnold Mudd Library staff voting on unionization

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). 

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News Bites – Week Of March 25

Former CMC Student, Disney Star Joins White House Comms Office Former Claremont McKenna College student and actress on Disney Channel’s “Shake It Up” Caroline Sunshine has joined the White House as a press assistant in the communications office, the White House announced Wednesday. The 22-year-old is a former White House

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Union Contract Settled Between Pomona, Workers

After several months of negotiation, the Pomona College administration and Pomona dining hall staff reached a collective bargaining agreement Dec. 17, following the dining hall staff’s successful vote for unionization April 30. The three-year contract, which was ratified by a large majority of dining hall workers, is the first comprehensive

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