Harvard graduate student union votes to authorize strike action
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More than 90% of Harvard University's unionized graduate student workers voted Friday to authorize a strike at a date to be set after member town halls are held, the Harvard Crimson reports.
The big picture: Union negotiators said they'd reached an impasse with Harvard after a year of talks on issues including "pay, benefits, and protections from discrimination and harassment," according to the Boston Globe. Harvard said a strike was "unwarranted," per the Globe.