• Benefits
    The HUCTW Childcare Fund application is now open! This fund helps HUCTW union members with childcare costs incurred during the calendar year. The deadline to apply for the 2021 Fund is September 30, 2020.
  • October 1 Raise
    The next pay raise for HUCTW members will be delivered on October 1, 2020! You need to have been on the payroll for one full year as of October 1, 2020 to be eligible for the full 2020 raise.
  • COVID-19 News
    Updates on HUCTW’s discussions with Harvard leaders about protecting members & protecting jobs during the COVID-19 pandemic.
  • Solidarity
    HUCTW stands in solidarity with protesters and with Black Lives Matter in the urgent fight for racial justice, equality, and human rights.
  • Benefits
    HUCTW and Harvard University Employee Credit Union (HUECU) offer 0% interest loans of up to $3,500 to help members with the initial costs of renting a new home, including costs such as first and last month's rent or moving trucks.

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HUCTW Solidarity

Black Lives Matter

HUCTW stands in solidarity with protesters in the urgent fight for racial justice, equality, and human rights. As human beings, and as advocates for economic and social justice, we must commit to the eradication of racism in our communities, our country, and the wider world.

News & Events

Salary Increase Calculator

Salary Increase Calculator


The next pay raise for HUCTW members will be delivered on October 1, 2020. You need to have been on the payroll for one full year as of October 1, 2020 to be eligible for the full 2020 raise. The average member (which is someone who earns approximately $61,500 and has at least one year of service) will receive about a 3.5% salary increase to their base pay. You can use a downloadable (Excel) salary calculator below to determine your estimated salary increase for 2020. Members with less than one year of service will receive pro-rated increases of 1% or 2%, depending on their months of service.

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Coronavirus Information for HUCTW Members

Coronavirus Information for HUCTW Members


As you saw in the latest communication from Harvard administrators about the fall semester, most Harvard staff members will continue to work from home until the end of the calendar year in order to maintain low campus density. Some Harvard staff members whose work requires them to be on site have been asked to return to campus. HUCTW and Harvard have agreed that members who work on campus more than four hours a week will be tested for COVID-19 on a recurring basis.

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It’s Moving Season!

It’s Moving Season!


Are you renting or buying a new home this fall? HUCTW and Harvard University Employee Credit Union (HUECU) offer members three types of 0% interest loans to help members with costs of (1) first and last month's rent or moving into a new rental home, (2) moving into a new purchased home, or (3) home owner emergencies. Check out the HUCTW Home Loan Program application page to download the loan affidavits and guidelines for all three loan programs.

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Black Lives Matter: HUCTW Solidarity

Black Lives Matter: HUCTW Solidarity


We are outraged by the unjust killings of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Ahmaud Arbery, Tony McDade, and the countless black lives lost to racist violence, institutional discrimination, and police brutality, both recently and throughout our country’s history. As human beings, and particularly as advocates for economic and social justice, we must commit to the eradication of racism in our communities, our country, and the wider world. HUCTW stands in solidarity with protesters and with Black Lives Matter in the urgent fight for racial justice, equality, and human rights.

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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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