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Give Thanks to Tulane Workers Feast & BBQ

On Friday, November 19th we will be serving free food from 11:30 until whenever we run out of free food. Come have a meal–it’s totally free, though you should also sign our giant worker thank-you card. The food will be delicious, thanks to all the wonderful [Read More]

Worker Appreciation Celebration and March Toward Workers’ Rights

Come to Justice Square (in front of McAlister Auditorium) at 12 noon on Wednesday. You can hear from these awesome people about what’s up with our campaign to bring labor justice to Tulane! Miss Jenetta- LBC worker Miss Tramita- Bruff worker Steve Striffler- Chair, [Read More]

Justice Square and National Campus Worker Appreciation Week

Justice Square and National Campus Worker Appreciation Week

This week (November 15-19) is National Campus Worker Appreciation Week In celebration of National Campus Worker Appreciation Week TUPAC will be set up on McAlister Pl. between feret and Willow. We will have awesome events every day including a RALLY on WEDNESDAY AT NOON on [Read More]

Meeting with President Scott Cowen

TUPAC representatives will be meeting with President Cowen on Monday to discuss the labor code of conduct. So far, President Cowen has not taken a stance on the code of conduct, or even the idea of a labor code of conduct in general. Tulane is one of the most important [Read More]

Where’s the Progress?

On March 24, 2010, the Tulane University Solidarity Committee (now known as the Peace Action Committee) sent a letter to President Cowen telling him about our concerns that campus workers were not being paid living wages, were being mistreated and disrespected by their [Read More]

Raise Glasses to Raise Wages is back!

Wednesday we will have another Raise Glasses to Raise Wages event at the Boot! At this event we will be raffling off the following prizes: – A party at the Boot valued at $200 – Free Spanish lessons – free meals at local restaurants We will have candy and [Read More]

Tulane Cafeteria Workers Strike to Protest Poverty Wages, Unaffordable Benefits and Unfair Labor Practices

We want to thank everyone who came out yesterday to support our workers! Together, we can make ourselves heard. Please send your pictures to email hidden; JavaScript is required. Here is some press coverage of the day’s events! Also, we’d like here to address [Read More]

Second Line for A Better Tulane!

Second Line for A Better Tulane!

Thursday at noon in the pocket park next the LBC we will be kicking off a second line for worker’s rights! If you play, bring your instruments and jam along. We will march through campus raising awareness about the unacceptable way workers have been treated on our [Read More]

An Opportunity to Hear the Truth

On Thursday, September 30th at 5:30pm, workers from both Tulane and Loyola will share their stories about the abuses they have faced working for Sodexo on our campuses. This is an opportunity to hear the truth first-hand, and also to voice your own opinions and have a [Read More]

Panel of Workers to Discuss Tulane Labor Conditions – Monday, 09/20/2010

A panel of workers will be discussing labor conditions on Monday, September 20th at 8 p.m. in room 208 of the LBC. This is an excellent opportunity to hear first hand what goes on behind the scenes at Bruff and the LBC food court, and why so many people who work there are [Read More]

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Students Sit-In at President Cowen’s Office: We Shall Not Be Moved!

On April 21, 2011, the Tulane University Peace Action Committee held a sit-in in President Cowen’s office. We [Read More]

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Worker Speak Out a Huge Success!

From the bottom of our hearts, TUPAC would like to thank everyone who came out and made our Worker Speak Out on April [Read More]

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April 7th: What’s at stake?

On Thursday, April 7th, Carina Mieses will share her story of working for Sodexo in the Dominican Republic. Here are [Read More]

Interesting Facts

Here are a few interesting facts: – The richest 400 Americans have more wealth than half of all American [Read More]

April 7th: Worker Speak Out and Loud Music for Living Wages

This past semester we’ve been finding out about some of Sodexo’s activities outside of New [Read More]

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