Stand for Security: Settlement?


Rally at which SEIU 615 announced a tentative settlement with Allied-Barton for contract security guards at Harvard.

After rally at Harvard’s Holyoke Center announcing tentative settlement.

At a brief rally1 in front of Harvard’s Holyoke Center, negotiators from S.E.I.U. local 615 announced a tentative settlement with Allied-Barton, the company which increasingly supplies contract security guards to Harvard. No details were provided pending ratification of the membership. Union members will now vote in shifts and sometime next week, we’ll know.

1So brief that I only caught the aftermath what with lunch and Tealuxe and all.

The sun rises and sets on U.S.-Iran talks.
U.S. war with Iran?: Just Maybe, Possibly Not.

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  1. the guy by the door … » Blog Archive » U.S. war with Iran?: Just Maybe, Possibly Not.

    June 4, 2007 @ 10:35 am


    […] In the first few hours after the U.S.-Iran talks, the wire services offered no specifics, offered differing acounts of when the next meeting would be, and cast a generally negative light on the outcome. It was only later that the highly non-specific “broad general agreement” was offered. According to Michael Hirsh and Mark Hosenball of Newsweek diplomacy generally and Secretary of State Condoleeza Rice specifically are “on the ascendancy” in the administration against Cheney’s desire for war with Iran. One of their sources is former U.N. Ambassador [i.e. Rice subordinate ] and Cheney intimate John Bolton. Hirsh and Hosenball claim that Bolten and others leaving the government have weakened Cheney’s position. […]

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