Lizette Gonzalez PO ’27 has an important message: Say “hello” and “thank you” to our dining workers.
MacArthur Fellow Natalia Molina visited Pomona College’s Rose Hills Theatre Nov. 3 to talk about her new book “A Place at the Nayarit: How a Mexican Restaurant Nourished a Community,” published this April.
For most teams, the finish line is the end of the race. However, this fall for the Pomona-Pitzer men’s cross country team, there is more at stake than the podium. In support of Pomona dining hall workers in their ongoing negotiations with the administration, the P-P cross country team is wearing pins and T-shirts to spread awareness.
After Tuesday’s contract negotiation meeting between Pomona College administration and the college’s dining hall union, workers told TSL they are willing to hold a strike vote if the next negotiation meeting does not result in an agreement.
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.
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.
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).
TSL talks with a chef about working through the pandemic and how dining workers’ relationships with the college have changed in recent years.
Scripps College’s contract with Sodexo, a food services company that operates prisons in other countries, is set to expire in 2020, and students have been putting pressure on the administration to not renew its contract. More than 40 students protested the school’s involvement with the French multinational company outside Malott