Bon Appetit workers approved their first union contract with United Food and Commercial Workers Local 655 Nov. 22.
Washington University students will see fewer avocado products, more sushi and improvements to the Bottomless Mug program this semester.
More than six in 10 food service workers at Bon Appetit voted in favor of union representation Friday, according to the official vote tally from the National Labor Relations Board.
Congress of the South 40 hosted its second annual Bear’s Den Appreciation Week—a week of students celebrating the Bear’s Den staff—from Feb. 20 through Feb. 24, incorporating a community service component and providing students with information about unionization efforts for the first time.
With a date set for an election to determine whether or not a union can even negotiate for Washington University’s food service workers, Bon Appetit employees have noticed changed behavior from their supervisors.
In response to reports regarding disrespect within employee interactions, approximately 250 Bon Appetit workers filed to unionize with the National Labor Relations Board Wednesday morning.
The Law Cafe in Anheuser-Busch Hall now accepts meal points, thanks to Washington University Dining Services taking over its management.
Dining Services is now allowing students to text feedback about their orders, though few students are aware of the new system.
Students looking to eat on main campus on the weekend will have to turn to Whispers, Cafe Bergson, Einstein Bros Bagles or Subway, as the Danforth University Center Servery and Etta’s no longer operate on the weekends.
Cherry Tree witnessed a complete change in its selections as the fall semester began, with new sandwiches like the turkey brie & apricot mustard panini replacing old favorites like the sweet and smokey turkey sandwich. Paws & Go also adjusted some of its offerings when Dining Services added a f’real milkshake machine at the beginning of the year, which quickly surpassed sales expectations.