• Harvard Works Because We Do
    The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers is Harvard’s largest union, made up of over 5000 members in diverse roles across the University.
  • Seminar Series
    Throughout 2017, Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) and HUCTW will host a series of Financial Wellness Workshops exclusively for HUCTW members. The next workshop is "Basics of Retirement Planning" on April 7 (rescheduled date in Cambridge) and March 15 (Longwood).
  • Your 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.
  • Our Contract
    Many HUCTW staff members across Harvard negotiate flexible work arrangements with their supervisors. This is supported and encouraged by the Harvard-HUCTW contract.
  • Our Funds
    The Childcare Fund helps HUCTW parents with the cost of childcare incurred during working hours, for children ages 0 – 12. The next deadlines is March 31, 2017.
  • HUCTW Benefits
    We have negotiated three kinds of financial assistance to help employees with the costs of courses inside and outside of Harvard, and other forms of education, as well as strong language to facilitate time away for learning.

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Important March 31 Deadline Approaching

Important March 31 Deadline Approaching


March 31 is an important deadline for four Harvard reimbursement programs: (1) the 2016 HUCTW Copayment Reimbursement Program, which assists HUCTW members with their annual medical copayment costs (2) the 2016 Flexible Spending Account Program, which allows staff to set aside money pre-tax for healthcare or dependent care expenses (3) the 2016 Fitness Reimbursement Program, which partially reimburses staff for health club membership fees and (4) the 2016 Bike Commuter Benefit, which assists with associated with bicycle purchase and repair.

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Financial Wellness Workshops

Financial Wellness Workshops


The Cambridge workshop will be held on April 7, from 12:30-1:30 pm in the Pfizer Lecture Hall, Mallinckrodt Laboratory Building, Cambridge. In partnership with HUCTW, the Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) will host a series of Financial Wellness Workshops on a variety of topics related to personal finance throughout 2017. The workshops will be exclusively for HUCTW members, and each session will be offered both in Cambridge and in the Longwood Medical Area. The series continues in March and April in Longwood (March 15) and Cambridge (April 7) on the topic of Retirement Planning. HUCTW members who are interested in attending should register using the following links.

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Working a Flexible Schedule

Working a Flexible Schedule


Many HUCTW staff members across Harvard negotiate flexible work arrangements with their supervisors. This is supported by the Harvard-HUCTW contract. On the following page, you will find our contract language on flexibility in the workplace, including examples of flex schedules at Harvard. You'll also find the language on unpaid meal time (which some members use to create a flexible schedule), as well as Harvard's flexible schedule proposal form. HUCTW organizers are are happy to help you strategize about how to discuss flexible schedule arrangements with your supervisor.

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Informational Interviews at Harvard

Informational Interviews at Harvard


Local Harvard HR offices are offering informational interviews called “Career Conversations” every third Thursday from January through June, from 2:00 – 4:00 pm. These sessions will help you to learn more about Harvard’s schools and departments, explore your career interests, expand your professional network, and strengthen future applications. You must sign up in advance for these one-on-one discussions by submitting a brief questionnaire to the local HR office that you wish to meet with directly.

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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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