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Bryan Cardinale, Rutgers Dining Services

In June 2020, Rutgers University targeted employees in Dining Services for layoff, despite multiple negotiations sessions with unions to implement a “win-win” alternative to layoffs that would save the University hundreds of millions of dollars. The University instead chose to save money on the backs of hundreds of its workers who will now go without benefits or medical coverage. Shame on Rutgers and the leadership team of Joe Charette, Sal Mena and Bob Barchi.

We R Not Disposable — Stories from Dining Workers

In June 2020, Rutgers University targeted employees in Dining Services for layoff, despite multiple negotiations sessions sessions with unions to implement a “win-win” alternative to layoffs that would save the University hundreds of millions of dollars. The University instead chose to save money on the backs of hundreds of its workers who will now go without benefits or medical coverage. Shame on Rutgers and the leadership team of Joe Charette, Sal Mena and Bob Barchi.

Behind the layoffs-videos from Dining workers:

Rutgers Scarlet Knights Running In The Red

Union standoff
Unions have been in a tense standoff with the school over contract negotiations, and they have turned some of their fire on the athletic department’s finances.

The mission of the university, as I understand it, it is not to create a fine athletic institution. It is to create a fine academic institution,” said Christine O’Connell, president of the Union of Rutgers Administrators.

What I do appreciate in the report is that the athletic department is going to make significant investments in the academic success of the 600 student athletes. But we have to be concerned about the other 69,000 students and how they’re going to be able to afford to attend this institution,” said David Hughes, vice president of the Rutgers University Faculty Union.

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