• Harvard Works Because We Do
    The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers is Harvard’s largest union, made up of nearly 5000 members in diverse roles across the University.
  • Health Benefits
    Harvard and HUCTW recently negotiated a new version of our copay reimbursement program, which helps members with their annual medical copayment costs if they reach above certain amounts.
  • Harvard Services
    Harvard offers elder care planning services for staff and their families, including individual/family consultation, customized action plans, and access to national care provider networks. The University is also offering 10 seminars on various aspects of elder care planning, taking place between 2016-2017 and open to staff and their families.
  • Parking Benefits
    HUCTW and Harvard have negotiated two new programs to help Cambridge-Allston members with the cost of parking for FY 2016-17, including new reduced-cost parking at Peabody Terrace, open exclusively to HUCTW members until December 31, 2016, and a parking cost rebate.
  • Our Funds
    Taking a class this semester that isn’t eligible for Harvard’s tuition reimbursement program? Your class may be eligible for partial reimbursement from the HUCTW Education Fund.

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Reporting Time if You Work Over Winter Break

Reporting Time if You Work Over Winter Break


This page provides instructions and time-reporting codes that will help you determine how to report your time if you work at Harvard over the holidays or the Winter Break. It also includes a PDF document that provides scenario-based examples that explain how HUCTW Time Reporters should record Floating Holiday Earned (FHE), Floating Holiday Taken (FHT), and Floating Holiday Payout (FHP) time types.

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HUCTW Election: December 6, 2016

HUCTW Election: December 6, 2016


On Tuesday, December 6, 2016, HUCTW is holding an election for President and Vice President of HUCTW (all other positions are uncontested). On the the 6th, voting takes place across the campus, including at many convenient locations Cambridge, Longwood, and Allston. View the following PDF to find a voting location and time near you. Please bring a photo ID with you to vote.

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Health Care for HUCTW Members in 2017

Health Care for HUCTW Members in 2017


With Benefits Open Enrollment for 2017 around the corner, this is a good time to review the impact of health plan changes resulting from the new HUCTW-Harvard Agreement that our Union’s members ratified in February 2016. Health care can be complicated and we want to make sure you get answers to your questions in order to make confident decisions for yourself and your family. Open Enrollment will take place November 2-16.

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New Reduced-Cost Parking Options

New Reduced-Cost Parking Options


HUCTW and Harvard have come to an agreement about two new programs that will help members with the impact of increased Cambridge-Allston parking rates for Fiscal Year 2016-2017, including new reduced-cost parking at Peabody Terrace, open exclusively to HUCTW members until December 31, 2016, and a parking cost rebate.

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25 Years of Solidarity

HUCTW is approximately five-thousand Harvard employees of diverse backgrounds, ages, talents, and opinions. Our work supports the teaching and research at Harvard, in libraries and museums, in labs, in offices, and out in the world. Some of us are on our way to graduate school; others of us are making our careers here. We are parents, artists, students, and more. Although we may hold different views and speak in many voices, we speak together as a Union for the things that matter to us: pay and benefits, and also flexibility, work-life balance, and self-determination in the workplace.

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