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Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

Northwestern University and Evanston's Only Daily News Source Since 1881

The Daily Northwestern

The University announced plans to pay dining workers. But SOLR said the workers haven’t received compensation yet.

SOLR demands University be held accountable for promise to pay dining workers

April 20, 2020

On March 30, the University announced plans to provide regular compensation and benefits to dining workers for Spring Quarter in partnership with Compass Group, the University’s food service provider....

Sodexo and Aramark employees march in a protest last spring. Service workers allege a University employee has been abusive and created workplace conflict, said advocacy group Students Organizing for Labor Rights.

SOLR alleges Compass employee mistreated and abused dining hall workers, calls for his removal

May 31, 2019

Students Organizing for Labor Rights, a group working toward improving conditions for service workers on campus, alleged Wednesday that a Northwestern employee has been mistreating and abusing dining hall...

Northwestern’s Sodexo and Aramark employees march in April to present a petition asking the companies to help with the transition to Compass Group North America. A petition calling for Compass Group to improve treatment of service workers has received over 2,000 signatures since it was posted at the end of January.

Students demand action against unfair treatment of service workers

February 5, 2019

Students are calling on Northwestern to treat its service workers better, saying the University’s new food service provider, Compass Group North America, has inflicted “emotional distress, financial...

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