Yale University and the struggle of labor in Connecticut

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Yale students support strikers
By Andy McInerney, Workers World, 25 April 1996. The staff at Yale University in New Haven, Connecticut, knows the meaning of solidarity. When clerical and technical workers in Hotel Employees Local 34 went on strike in February, Local 35—representing groundskeepers, cafeteria workers and other service workers helped them. Now Local 34's back to work, supporting the striking members of Local 35. The union members are giving students a lesson in solidarity.
Yale's Labor Strife Leads Some of Its Ph.D.s to Abandon Academe for Union Organizing
By Courtney Leatherman, The Chronicle of Higher Education, 5 December 1997. The continuing drive by teaching assistants to gain recognition from Yale for the Graduate Employees and Students Organization (GESO) is like boot camp for organizing. One of the things the Yale administration has unintentionally done is make Yale into a breeding ground for experienced, tested union activists.
Workers challenge Yale alumni for a voice
By Art Perlo, 12 April 2001. Yale ia a large corporation, and over half its operating income comes from its business activities. When the workers at Yale stand up for dignity on the job, decent wages and safe and healthy working conditions, they are standing up on behalf of all working people in the region. One quarter of New Haven's workers are now employed at Yale, full-time, part-time or casual.