Stanford, unlike other schools, stiffs its subcontracted workers

Appeared in Stanford Daily: https://www.stanforddaily.com/2020/03/29/stanford-unlike-other-schools-stiffs-its-subcontracted-workers/

The coronavirus pandemic reveals a lot about how powerful institutions choose to treat their workers, including subcontracted workers. Many universities have done the right thing. Stanford has not.

Large universities, including Stanford, use contractors to hire workers for less glamorous but essential activities to run campuses, including janitorial, security and…