[Source Description: 10 November 1969: Statement of the UNC Non - Academic Employees Union, From the Records of the Office of Chancellor - J. Carlyle Sitterson Series (#40020), University Archives, Wilson Library, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.]
In May, the University announced that it would contract with SAGA Food Services to provide dining services on campus. The transition from University control to SAGA private contract did not go as smoothly as all had hoped. Employees complained that SAGA's policies were often just as bad as policies they endured before the spring strike. In the fall, workers again walked out with a similar set of grievances.