College, Inc.: GMU strike


Posted at 06:34 PM ET, 09/21/2010

Strike draws attention to inmate workers in GMU dining halls

Updated, 6:37 p.m.: The recent strike among George Mason University food-service workers has drawn attention to the use of inmates from the Fairfax County Jail as employees in the dining halls. A "small number" of inmates were among the workers...

By Daniel de Vise  |  06:34 PM ET, 09/21/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Labor, Labor, Labor | Tags:  GMU strike, George Mason strike, Sodexo strike, inmates at GMU, prisoners GMU, prisoners at George Mason

Posted at 10:13 AM ET, 09/08/2010

GMU food-service workers strike to protest conditions

Updated at 4:45 p.m. with responses from the university and the food service company. Several dozen food-service workers at George Mason University went on strike Wednesday to protest working conditions in the dining halls, according to a union release. Workers...

By Daniel de Vise  |  10:13 AM ET, 09/08/2010 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Labor, Labor | Tags:  GMU sodexo, GMU strike, George Mason strike, George Mason workers walk off