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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

In Focus: As workers across the country tackle pandemic-related obstacles, Northwestern’s labor force continues to clash with the University over unionization efforts

In Focus: As workers across the country tackle pandemic-related obstacles, Northwestern’s labor force continues to clash with the University over unionization efforts

February 25, 2022

About 50 people marched from The Rock to the Provost’s Office on Oct. 12, 2021 as Northwestern’s library workers prepared to deliver a list of demands to administrators. Community members, including...

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The Daily Explains: How years of advocacy led to new contract between Northwestern’s service workers and Compass Group

October 25, 2021

After more than two years of advocacy, Northwestern’s subcontracted dining and service workers voted Oct. 18 to ratify a new contract with Compass Group, the University’s food service provider. The...

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NU dining workers ratify agreement with Compass Group

October 18, 2021

Northwestern dining and service workers voted Monday to ratify an agreement for a new contract with Compass Group, the University’s food service provider. The new agreement includes a minimum hourly...

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Dining workers reach tentative agreement with Compass Group

October 15, 2021

Northwestern dining and service workers reached a tentative agreement Wednesday night for a new contract with Compass Group, the University's food service provider. Committee leaders from UNITE HERE...

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Compass reschedules negotiations with NU dining workers, students continue to advocate for campus staff

October 1, 2021

Compass Group delayed Friday's negotiations with dining workers, according to an organizer from the union representing Compass workers, UNITE HERE Local 1.  Compass notified workers of the delay Thursday...

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