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SAW helps 15 3rd shift housekeepers from Zone 215 file a group grievance against their zone manager and crew leader for abusive language and harassment – November 2012

SAW students bring the grievance to Human Resources

SAW students bring the grievance to Human Resources

After being denied our request to Human Resources for date stamped copies of each of the 15 grievances that we delivered (a very routine request), we were able to convince HR to give us this receipt proving the date that they were turned in.

After being denied our request to Human Resources for date stamped copies of each of the 15 grievances that we delivered (a very routine request), we were able to convince HR to give us this receipt proving the date that they were turned in.

Zone 215 celebrates after learning that their zone manager was terminated and their crew leader was moved to a different zone.

Zone 215 celebrates after learning that their zone manager was terminated and their crew leader was moved to a different zone.

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SAW hosts our first UNC-CH worker appreciation lunch. Over 150 workers from across campus each lunch with SAW members at the Campus Y – September 2012

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The Coalition for Workplace Democracy organized a teach-in about State Bill 575 at the Campus Y – April 2012

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Nick Wood, organizer of the Triangle Jobs with Justice, giving the history of SB 575, a bill under consideration in the NC Legislature which would cut thousands of UNC system employees from the protections of the State Personnel Act

Nick Wood, organizer of the Triangle Jobs with Justice, giving the history of SB 575, a bill under consideration in the NC Legislature which would cut thousands of UNC system employees from the protections of the State Personnel Act

SAW member Jake Lerner talks about the Coalition for Workplace Democracy

SAW member Jake Lerner talks about the Coalition for Workplace Democracy

History graduate student Steve Milder reads and anonymous worker testimony

History graduate student Steve Milder reads and anonymous worker testimony

State Employees Association of NC representative

State Employees Association of NC representative

United Electric 150, a public sector union, representative

United Electric 150, a public sector union, representative

UNC-CH history professor

UNC-CH history professor

SAW member Mariel and another UNC student read anonymous worker testimonies

SAW member Mariel and another UNC student read anonymous worker testimonies

NC State history professor

NC State history professor

The Coalition for Workplace Democracy hosted a lunch meeting of SPA workers at UNC-CH to discuss the dangerous consequences of State Bill 575 – April 2012

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Petition delivery to Chancellor Thorp calling on him to stand against State Bill 575 – March 2012

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Miriam Thompson, representative from Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom

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Nick Wood, representative from Jobs with Justice

Nick Wood, representative from Jobs with Justice

Altha Cravey, Geography professor at UNC-CH and Vice President of the AAUP

Altha Cravey, Geography professor at UNC-CH and Vice President of the AAUP

Zaina Alsous, representative from SAW

Zaina Alsous, representative from SAW

Amanda Ellis, representative from UNC-CH NAACP

Amanda Ellis, representative from UNC-CH NAACP

Students deliver the petition to Chancellor Thorp's office in South Building

Students deliver the petition to Chancellor Thorp’s office in South Building

4 SAW members attend the United Students Against Sweatshops SE Regional Fight-Back Organizing Conference in Miami – November 2011

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SAW members buy Alta Gracia apparel (the only collegiate apparel made in a union-run, living-wage factory)  from UNC Student Stores! – October 2011

http://altagraciaapparel.com/  Support workers, support unions, buy Alta Gracia.

SAW hosts the United Students Against Sweatshops (USAS) Worker Tour for the second year in a row. Two union organizers, Maritza and Alba, speak at UNC about their experiences working in the Alta Gracia factory in the Dominican Republic – September 2011

Housekeepers and students deliver a petition to Chancellor Thorp demanding the reassignment of Assistant Director of Dorms Tonya Sell. Sell was reassigned a few weeks later! – September 2011

Student Action with Workers at Fall Fest – August 2011

Maintenance Workers rally  with students and community members against the elimination of the 4/10 working dchedule – April 6, 2011

USAS worker tour – November 3, 2010


Picket outside town hall against retaliation and union busting – October, 2010




Silent Sam Speaks


Rally and housekeeper grievance delivery to Chancellor Thorp – September 8, 2010


Employee Forum Meeting – September 1, 2010


Worker Exhibit – November 21-23, 2005

Mop Off – September 21, 2005

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