• 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Funds
    The Childcare Fund helps HUCTW parents with the cost of childcare incurred during working hours, for children ages 0 – 12.
  • 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.
  • Visibility
    One of the easiest ways to show your HUCTW support is to put up a poster in your workspace or workplace common area.

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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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When is Your Next HUCTW Raise?

When is Your Next HUCTW Raise?


As part of our 2015-2018 Harvard-HUCTW Agreement, we negotiated three years’ of salary increases for HUCTW members. The next salary increase occurs on October 1, 2016. You can use the downloadable salary calculator to determine your exact raise for 2016.

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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.

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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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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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