Yale's College Republicans hold BBQ near a hunger strike to increase protesters' anguish

mic.com | 4/29/2017 | Staff
hey13 (Posted by) Level 4
Most union-busting techniques are explicit, like legal challenges and anti-union campaigning. But when all else fails, go for the gut.

Yale University's local College Republicans chapter held a barbecue on Friday near the fasting site of campus union organizers participating in a hunger strike directed against the university. Bragging about the wafting, delicious smells on Facebook, it appears to have been a move to torment the fasting grad students, who have thus far gone days without food in a protest for their worker's rights struggle.

Smell - Delicious - Event - Description - Facebook

"It'll taste (and smell) delicious!" the event description said on Facebook.

The tactic drew comparisons to another recent barbecue halfway across the world, where an Israeli youth group held a barbecue outside a prison in which Palestinians were engaging in a hunger strike.

Students - Yale - Years - Union - Contract

The grad students at Yale have spent the past three years trying to get the union to sit down and negotiate a contract with its student workers — one that would provide adequate health care coverage, equal pay, a safer working environment for women and increased diversity initiatives.

Yale's administration has called the fast "unwarranted" and are calling the union vote into question with the National Labor...
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