Complaints of labor abuses by the contractor for an Alewife development brought calls for Cambridge to be as good about enforcing labor standards as it is at talking about them.
With the right to unionize at Harvard’s DoubleTree joining worker wins at Le Méridien Hotel in University Park and at the Hyatt Regency, the hospitality industry seems at peace in Cambridge.
A city councillor says Cambridge Health Alliance employees have told him a change in seeing psychiatric emergency patients has been rocky, with more suicide attempts, patients leaving without permission, use of restraints and calls for police help.
Josh Wairi will go to trial the final week in April, and the outline of the trial has started to become clear: Whether the videos he made of naked children taking showers and getting dressed meets the definition of child porn.
A $163.9 million budget for the next school year was approved unanimously by School Committee vote Tuesday. It’s about $7.3 million more than the current budget, with $1.2 million for new initiatives.