• 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.
  • 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 first sessions are on minimizing debt, taking place in Cambridge on Jan 24 and in Longwood on Jan 26.
  • Our Funds
    The HUCTW Transportation Fund helps eligible members with high commuting or parking costs. The Fund reimburses members twice a year and the next deadline is January 15, 2017.
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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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Financial Wellness Workshops

Financial Wellness Workshops


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 will kick off later this month with workshops in Cambridge (Jan 24) and Longwood (Jan 26) on the topic of managing credit and minimizing debt. HUCTW members who are interested to attend should register using the following links.

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HUCTW Copay Reimbursement Program

HUCTW Copay Reimbursement Program


Harvard and HUCTW recently negotiated a new version of of the Copayment Reimbursement Program, which helps HUCTW members with their annual medical copayment costs if they reach above certain amounts. In 2016, the program helps with copays for doctor visits and prescriptions, and in 2017 the program will also start assisting with copays for hospital and ER visits, as well as high tech imaging. In all three years of the new contract, you are eligible for this program if you are an HUCTW staff member enrolled in a Harvard health plan, and if your copayments exceed the amounts (“copayment caps”) listed for your salary range.

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Asking for Compensation for Extra Work

Asking for Compensation for Extra Work


During the course your job at Harvard, you may wind up taking on additional work beyond your original job description. If your workload or your level of responsibility has grown substantially, you may want to explore options for recognition, including extra compensation or a job reclassification. Maybe your job has evolved over time, or your supervisor has asked you to take on additional duties. Perhaps you are filling in for a colleague or supervisor who is out of the office or has left Harvard. Our contract describes a number of ways that a member can be compensated for extra work, depending on his/her situation.

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Your HUCTW Education Benefits

Your HUCTW Education Benefits


Harvard and HUCTW support lifelong learning for staff. Together 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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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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