News Archive

Fall 2013

The Daily Tar Heel, November 14, 2013

SAW memorializes fallen Bangladesh workers in garment factory collapse

Spring 2013

The Daily Tar Heel, March 27, 2013

Longtime UNC housekeeper retires after 17 years

ABC Local News, April 3, 2013

UNC housekeeper wins sexual harassment lawsuit

Fall 2011

Judge orders release of documents in UNC housekeeper case

News & Observer, October 19, 2011

Consultants underscore UNC housekeepers claims; housekeeping director leaves

The Sun News, September 30, 2011

UNC housekeeping report reveals “lack of trust, overall frustration,” Thorp offers changes

The Indy, September 30, 2011

UNC releases report on housekeeping

The Daily Tar Heel, September 29, 2011

Spring 2011

The Daily Tar Heel, May 22, 2011

UNC Housekeeper files against supervisor for sexual assault; independent consulting firm to review UNC Housekeeping Dept

Fall 2010

Chapel Hill town workers to protest suspension
The Daily Tar Heel, October 7, 2010

Chapel Hill workers allege racism, unfair treatment at protest
The Herald-Sun, October 1, 2010

UNC housekeepers continue to fight
The Triangle Tribune, September 29, 2010

Housekeeper policy issues arise at forum
The Daily Tar Heel,  September 21, 2010

UNC housekeepers demand a break
Independent Weekly, September 15, 2010

Housekeepers present Thorp with grievances
The Daily Tar Heel, September 8, 2010

UNC housekeeper break policy unfair to employees
The Daily Tar Heel, September 7, 2010

Housekeepers argue break policy at forum
The Daily Tar Heel, September 1, 2010

DTH coverage slanted against housekeepers
The Daily Tar Heel, September 1, 2010

Back from war, housekeeping manager faces new challenges
The Daily Tar Heel, August 31, 2010

Sit-down Policy Discussed
The Daily Tar Heel, August 26, 2010

Note: Due to changes in the Daily Tar Heel website, online archives for articles during the Fall 2008 semester prior to September 12 are not currently available.

Fall 2008

Housekeepers must have right to collective bargaining
The Daily Tar Heel, October 21, 2008

Committee on UNC’s labor licensing meets: Wants fair working conditions adopted
The Daily Tar Heel, October 14, 2008

Housekeeper negotiations must be more transparent
The Daily Tar Heel, October 6, 2008

Housekeepers reject deal
The Daily Tar Heel
, October 4, 2008

[The Employee] Forum weighs legal action
The Daily Tar Heel, October 2, 2008

DSP supports a bottom-up solution, empowerment
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 29, 2008

Housekeepers fight for weekends
Independent Weekly, September 24, 2008

DSP column showed little understanding of issues
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 17, 2008

Housekeepers protest UNC policy during celebration week
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 16, 2008

Housekeepers to give UNC-CH a list of beefs
The News & Observer
, September 16, 2008

Housekeepers protest UNC policy during celebration week
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 16, 2008

Students stand behind University housekeepers
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 12, 2008

Retirement after 40 years
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 5, 2008

Employees voice concerns at Forum
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 4, 2008

Thorp should also care about the clothing makers
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 3, 2008

Hearing a message through the noise
The Daily Tar Heel
, September 3, 2008

The No. 1 reason why UNC sucks
Duke Chronicle, August 27, 2008

Housekeepers swept aside
The Daily Tar Heel
, August 27, 2008

Why is the University censoring its own?
The Daily Tar Heel
, August 26, 2008

UNC protesters guilty, but sweat-free
Independent Weekly
, August 20, 2008

Workers want overtime pay
The Daily Tar Heel
, August 20, 2008

UNC protestors guilty, but convictions vacated
The News & Observer
, August 19, 2008

Sit-in students found guilty
The Daily Tar Heel
, August 19, 2008

Summer 2008

Workers feel the pinch: UNC should pay overtime, help reduce fuel costs
The Daily Tar Heel
, June 12, 2008

Housekeepers seek overtime: C-TOPS alters work schedule
The Daily Tar Heel, June 12, 2008

Consensus still not reached on worker’s rights: Involves production of UNC apparel
The Daily Tar Heel, May 21, 2008

Spring 2008

DSP is good, people seem to misunderstand it
The Daily Tar Heel, April 23, 2008

Workers’ rights protest enters second week
The Daily Tar Heel, April 23, 2008

Sit-in goal would empower factory workers abroad
The Daily Tar Heel, April 21, 2008

The time is now to make UNC respect human rights
The Daily Tar Heel, April 21, 2008

Sit-in protest outlasts weekend
The Daily Tar Heel, April 21, 2008

Students protest for labor: Sit in South Building to lobby Moeser
The Daily Tar Heel, April 18, 2008

Students continue labor protests
The Daily Tar Heel, April 17, 2008

Students protest UNC’s sweatshop involvement
The Daily Tar Heel, April 10, 2008

Graduate students deserve collective bargaining rights
The Daily Tar Heel, March 20, 2008

Campus groups unite for anti-sweatshop pit protest
The Daily Tar Heel, March 19, 2008

UM’s union efforts falter
The Daily Tar Heel, March 17, 2008

Labor practices examined: UNC questions New Era factory
The Daily Tar Heel, January 30, 2008

UNC policy allows worker mistreatment to continue
The Daily Tar Heel, January 28, 2008

UNC mulls worker rights
The Daily Tar Heel, January 23, 2008

Fall 2007

Article left out important details about sweatshops
The Daily Tar Heel, November 12, 2007

Students lobby for workers
The Daily Tar Heel, November 9, 2007

[SAW] continues petition efforts
The Daily Tar Heel, October 30, 2007

UNC employees deserve to collectively bargain
The Daily Tar Heel, October 11, 2007

Collective bargaining as a human right?
The Daily Tar Heel, October 10, 2007

Censorship claims move to pit
The Daily Tar Heel, September 13, 2007

Collective bargaining piece deserves to be published
The Daily Tar Heel, August 29, 2007

[Employee] Forum and [University] Gazette clash: Employees claim official censorship
The Daily Tar Heel, August 21, 2007

Spring 2007

N.C. should repeal antiquated collective bargaining ban
The Daily Tar Heel
, April 9, 2007

U.N. report slams statute: Law bans collective bargaining in N.C.
The Daily Tar Heel, April 4, 2007

Team cleaning expanding: Change to occur later this month
The Daily Tar Heel, January 10, 2007

Fall 2006

Employee Forum: Law is about collective bargaining, not unionization
The Daily Tar Heel, October 23, 2006

Antiquated law denies N.C. workers basic rights
The Daily Tar Heel, September 20, 2006

Team cleaning not yet in practice: Officials drafting final report on pilot
The Daily Tar Heel, September 20, 2006

A collective action
The Daily Tar Heel, September 13, 2006

Moeser cautions employees
The Daily Tar Heel, September 12, 2006

Employees seek right to collective action
The Daily Tar Heel, September 7, 2006

Spring 2006

UNC studies housekeeping operations
The Daily Tar Heel
, April 17, 2006

Group decries worker system: SAW protests ‘team cleaning’
The Daily Tar Heel, February 2, 2006

Fall 2005

Exhibit renews campus conflict
The Daily Tar Heel, November 29, 2005

[SAW] arranges exhibit to advocate for UNC employees
The Daily Tar Heel, November 28, 2005

SAW stages cleaning protest
The Daily Tar Heel, September 29, 2005

A clean fight
The Daily Tar Heel, September 22, 2005

Students restart efforts for workers
The Daily Tar Heel, September 9, 2005

Summer 2005

Action for workers’ rights has not stopped during the summer
The Daily Tar Heel, July 21, 2005

Spring 2005

Activist efforts stalled as semester nears end
The Daily Tar Heel, April 28, 2005

Students mixed on officials’ openness
The Daily Tar Heel, April 27, 2005

Workers get Moeser’s ear
The Daily Tar Heel, April 27, 2005

Aramark sits down with UNC workers
The Daily Tar Heel, April 25, 2005

Relationship with Aramark is complex: UNC claims little say over employees
The Daily Tar Heel, April 25, 2005

[Columns] were misguided with regard to SAW, unionization
The Daily Tar Heel, April 22, 2005

Effort gains steam: Administrators listen to worries about workers’ rights
The Daily Tar Heel, April 21, 2005

Unionization is the best way to defend workers
The Daily Tar Heel, April 19, 2005

Union would ensure a living
The Daily Tar Heel, April 19, 2005

Students question Aramark’s stature
The Daily Tar Heel, April 19, 2005

Campus activism for workers grow
The Daily Tar Heel, April 14, 2005

[SAW] takes case to administrators: Leaders ask UNC to monitor labor
The Daily Tar Heel, April 13, 2005

They deserved a say: An Employee Forum voice has become part of a committee eyeing possible payroll changes — it should’ve been there from the beginning
The Daily Tar Heel, April 11, 2005

Students rally for popular dining employee
The Daily Tar Heel, April 5, 2005

Unfit for the crime: If Vel Dowdy did give away food, she committed an errable offense, but there still would be no reason to follow through on a felony charge
The Daily Tar Heel, April 4, 2005

Considering real problems, Dowdy’s arrest is ridiculous
The Daily Tar Heel, March 31, 2005

Employee’s arrest highlights workers’ rights
The Daily Tar Heel, March 31, 2005

Officials should not ignore employee’s kind disposition
The Daily Tar Heel, March 30, 2005

[LTE] missed the point of workers unionizing
The Daily Tar Heel, March 30, 2005

Lenoir employee charged with embezzlement of food
The Daily Tar Heel
, March 29, 2005

LTE oversimplified efforts to unionize UNC’s food service workers
The Daily Tar Heel, March 29, 2005

Aramark employees should have the right to unionize
The Daily Tar Heel, March 23, 2005

State worker union efforts press forward
The Daily Tar Heel, March 21, 2005

Rules for apparel makers may shift: Labor policies might get stricter
The Daily Tar Heel, March 10, 2005

Groups discuss union rights for employees
The Daily Tar Heel, March 4, 2005

Town to ask for employee bargaining
The Daily Tar Heel, March 3, 2005

Fall 2004

Employees fight to bargain: Rally for rights granted by U.N. labor agency
The Daily Tar Heel, December 6, 2004

UNC to take look at supplier: Panel investigates possible breaches
The Daily Tar Heel, November 10, 2004

Supplier violates code of conduct: Rights groups urge UNC licensees to end relations
The Daily Tar Heel, November 5, 2004

UNC panel to review grievances: Workers’ union set to participate
The Daily Tar Heel, August 27, 2004

Summer 2004

Employee challenges firing
The Daily Tar Heel, May 27, 2004

Spring 2004

Groups coalesce to help workers
The Daily Tar Heel, January 16, 2004

Fall 2003

Many groups on campus are working to help employees
The Daily Tar Heel, November 19, 2003

Union rallies for changes
The Daily Tar Heel, November 17, 2003

Task force sets priorities for workers
The Daily Tar Heel, November 14, 2003

Fight low morale: Workplace atmosphere, cuts to pay and benefits leave employees feeling marginalized
The Daily Tar Heel, November 14, 2003

Teach-ins don’t bring end to UNC workforce discussions
The Daily Tar Heel, September 26, 2003

Workers, student vent frustration: Controversial author attends 2 teach-ins
The Daily Tar Heel, September 24, 2003

Workers shut out of teach-in
The Daily Tar Heel, September 19, 2003

New student organization to take up for employees: Group aims to complement efforts of unhappy workers
The Daily Tar Heel, September 10, 2003

University needs to be more receptive to workers’ needs – David Brannigan
The Daily Tar Heel, September 8, 2003

Employees’ concerns enter campus limelight
The Daily Tar Heel, August 25, 2003

Summer 2003

Housekeepers could be laid off
The Daily Tar Heel, June 26, 2003

Spring 2003

Housekeepers’ union gathers to discuss fairness strategy
The Daily Tar Heel, April 14, 2003

Housekeepers assert cause
The Daily Tar Heel, February 25, 2003

Fall 2002

Protests over labor subside as merchandise money rises: UNC affiliated with 2 monitoring groups
The Daily Tar Heel, November 13, 2002

Students sound off on labor, multinational companies
The Daily Tar Heel, October 20, 2002

‘No’ to New Era awaits approval from 3 on LLCAC
The Daily Tar Heel, October 30, 2002

Committee to review New Era contract
The Daily Tar Heel, October 29, 2002

Spring 2002

UNC housekeepers to protest alleged exploitation
The Daily Tar Heel, April 30, 2002

Fall 2001

Sweatshop workers, allies discuss workers’ rights
The Daily Tar Heel, December 3, 2001

CDS: String of arrests not proof of internal problem – Vel Dowdy speaks!
The Daily Tar Heel, October 3, 2001


Spring 2001

Athletic officials should use leverage with Nike to get fair labor rights
The Daily Tar Heel, May 1, 2001

Anti-sweatshop activists will continue to fight for workers
The Daily Tar Heel, March 28, 2001

UNC activist fights for worker rights
The Daily Tar Heel, March 22, 2001

SEJ meets with Moeser, shares labor concerns
The Daily Tar Heel, February 28, 2001

Students gather, light candles to protest Nike
The Daily Tar Heel, February 23, 2001

SEJ goes to the mattresses over Nike
The Daily Tar Heel, February 21, 2001

Nike ‘striving’ to better Kukdong conditions
The Daily Tar Heel, February 20, 2001

Nike hears labor advocates
The Daily Tar Heel, February 9, 2001

Labor rights worthy of your time
The Daily Tar Heel, January 29, 2001

Committee looks at Nike’s alleged labor violations
The Daily Tar Heel, January 29, 2001

SEJ presses Moeser for firmer stance against Mexico factory
The Daily Tar Heel, January 25, 2001

Moeser reacts to labor strike at Nike plant
The Daily Tar Heel, January 19, 2001

Fall 2000

Labor unions help defend the American way of life
The Daily Tar Heel, October 30, 2000

UE’s decision to protest reasonable
The Daily Tar Heel, October 20, 2000

Campus laborers crash ceremony with protest, demands for change
The Daily Tar Heel, October 13, 2000

Report addresses labor practices at 5 factory sites
The Daily Tar Heel, October 4, 2000

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