Union History and Represented Employees on Campus
Dating back to 1937, Harvardís food service workers have been represented by several unions, including the Cooks and Pastry Cooks Association Local 186, the Waitresses Union Local 112, and Hotel Service and Waitresses Union Local 68. The Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union (UNITE HERE!), Local 26 has represented Harvardís food service workers on campus since 1976.
The University directly employs food service workers at The Harvard Faculty Club (HFC) and in the Harvard University Dining Services department (HUDS). University schools and departments also have the option to enter contracts with food services vendors to provide student and staff dining services on campus. All vendor workers are covered by the Universityís Wage and Benefits Parity Policy (WBPP).
Local 26 Fast Facts
|Number of employees represented:
|Represented employee classes:
||Dining services employees
||HUDS (dining services) and The Faculty Club
|Current contract duration:
||September 26, 2011 Ė June 19, 2016
Hotel Employees and Restaurant Employees International Union (UNITE HERE!) Local 26 Contract
UNITE HERE! Local 26 Website