Elected Leaders Speak out in Support of Kutztown University Dining Workers following Aramark’s Refusal to Recognize their Union

Supporter at Philadelphia's 3/15 rally holds a sign reading, "Aramark will yield to what KU wants."

This Tuesday, March 15th Kutztown University dining workers rallied outside of Aramark’s world headquarters in Philadelphia to demand the food service contractor stop union busting and voluntarily recognize the dining workers’ union. Dining workers were joined by allied workers, activists, and elected officials, including Representative Malcolm Kenyatta and Nicolas O’Rourke with the Pennsylvania Working Families Party.

Kutztown U. food service workers rally to join union

KUTZTOWN, Pa. — Kutztown University dining workers are demanding that Aramark, the university’s dining company, and Kutztown institute a fair process for recognizing their union and negotiating with them for a fair contract.   Lt. Gov. John Fetterman joined the rally to stand with the workers, saying Kutztown is now the outlier in the Pennsylvania […]

University Food Service Workers Want to Set Table for Unionization

Clarion University’s food service employees’ desire for unionization prompted them to stage a rally on the steps of the Eagle Commons Dining Hall on Tuesday afternoon.   “We are here to support a union for food service workers coming into Clarion University,” said Jamie Smith, a Chartwells food service employee at the university. “We are […]

Scranton: Aramark Workers Won Our Union!

Over the past three months Aramark employees at the University of Scranton have been working persistently to organize a union in our workplace. Back in September, a few employees got together and decided it was time for our voices be heard.   “I decided to sign a union card because I felt it was important […]