• HUCTW Update
    HUCTW's 2018 Contract Negotiations with Harvard will start soon. Learn more about how members can stay involved and informed.
  • Harvard Resource
    The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic is providing free legal consultations for Harvard staff who have Temporary Protected Status (TPS).
  • HUCTW Benefits
    As temperatures drop, we want to remind you that HUCTW offers a 0% interest Home Emergency Loan through the Harvard University Employee Credit Union for union members.
  • HUCTW Election
    The HUCTW special election for Union negotiating team members will take place on Tuesday, March 6, 2018, at numerous voting locations across the Harvard campuses.
  • Your Commute
    Check out the Harvard-HUCTW inclement weather policy, as well as the contract language on flexible schedules and working from home, to help you make your commuting decisions during winter weather.
  • HUCTW 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.

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Assistance for Staff with Temporary Protected Status

Assistance for Staff with Temporary Protected Status


Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinic (HIRC) at Harvard Law School and immigration attorney, Jason Corral, are providing free legal consultations and confidential assistance for Harvard community members (including staff) who currently have Temporary Protected Status (TPS). Affected staff should reach out to Nilce Maldonado. Nilce and Jason are fluent in Spanish.

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HUCTW Update: 2018 Contract Negotiations

HUCTW Update: 2018 Contract Negotiations


The start of 2018 also marks the start of a new round of contract negotiations between Harvard and HUCTW! As most of you know, these important negotiations determine our salary increases, any benefit changes, and other key policies and programs for the next several years. Our current contract with Harvard expires on September 30, 2018, so now is the time to start planning for a new round of talks.

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HUCTW Election: March 6, 2018

HUCTW Election: March 6, 2018


The HUCTW special election for Regional Representatives to the Negotiating Team will take place on Tuesday, March 6th, at numerous voting locations across all Harvard campuses. You need to be an HUCTW member in order to vote and and you must bring a photo ID. You can vote at any ballot location. In order to run for HUCTW positions, and in order to vote, you must be a signed member of the Union. If you have not yet signed a membership card, you may do so at any time, including at the polls on December 5th.

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Home Emergency Loan

Home Emergency Loan


As temperatures drop this winter, we want to remind you that HUCTW offers a 0% interest Home Emergency Loan through the Harvard University Employee Credit Union for union members. If you experience broken/frozen pipes or damaged heating units/appliances/or other vital utilities, you may want to consider applying for this loan -- up to $2500 with no interest.

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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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