Harvard Is Vaulting Workers Into the Middle Class With High Pay. Can Anyone Else Follow Its Lead?

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The New York Times

This New York Times article looks at how Harvard Business School is making a difference in the lives of food-service workers. Martha Bonilla and her husband Felipe Villatoro both work for Harvard as a cook make roughly $120,000 each year, considerably more than the average $27,000 food service wage. Harvard removed incentives for outsourcing work and food-service workers receive the same benefits as university employees--including health insurance, pension, paid vacation, child care assistance, and reduced college tuition.

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