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

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

The Daily Northwestern

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Students Organizing for Labor Rights marches for Northwestern maintenance staff

November 21, 2022

Students Organizing for Labor Rights hosted a march across campus Friday to advocate for Northwestern maintenance technicians who lost access to free dining hall meals. SESP senior Neva Legallet said...

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Campus workers discuss mistreatment, poor conditions at James Allen Center

November 10, 2022

Workers at the Kellogg School of Management’s James Allen Center have been advocating for their rights for months, asking managers to treat them with respect, hire more staff and honor their contract. Valentina...

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SOLR calls for increased wages, meal access for conference assistants

July 28, 2022

This story contains mentions of sexual assault and domestic violence. When SESP freshman Kaylyn Ahn told her supervisor she felt uncomfortable walking across campus in the middle of the night unaccompanied...

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Union organizers debate ‘Workers Rights Amendment’ as November vote draws near

June 16, 2022

With the Illinois Right to Collective Bargaining Measure appearing on the midterm ballot this November, workers have potential for a major win. Designated “Amendment 1,” the legislation would establish...

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Northwestern grapples with high number of open jobs among labor shortages

April 19, 2022

Despite a strong job market and a low unemployment rate, Northwestern is among the many employers across the country that have faced a unique problem since 2021: they can’t find enough workers.  At...

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