Campus Voices

When I say Òunion,Ó you say?…

ÒI think of the recent driversÕ strike. I think theyÕre essential. Unions are part of democracy in the workplace.Ó

-First-year Charlie Parker

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ÒThe first thing that comes to mind is the CCTA strike. I donÕt think about them too much though- I think itÕs an established fact that without them workers are very easily exploited.Ó

-Junior Samuel Grubinger

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ÒI was part of a grocers union once. I paid $30 a month in dues for a 15 minute break every four hours. In my experience you have to work much harder than is feasible to reap the benefits of what youÕre paying for.Ó

-Senior Claire Longyear

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ÒI know there have been recent conflicts between Sodexo and workers here. You need workplace policies that keep workers on board. Communication between workers and bosses is important.Ó

-Junior Sophie Earll