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2015 Negotiations Survey Report

2015 Negotiations Survey Report


Thank you to everyone who responded to our negotiations survey earlier this summer. We received 2936 responses (60% of the membership), which is a fantastic sign of the energy and commitment of our members. HUCTW leaders have been using the stories and statistics from the survey to shape and strengthen our current negotiations with Harvard. The following link is a report summarizing some of the themes, concerns, and perspectives captured in the survey.…

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Update on Negotiations

Update on Negotiations


As described in a recent update from HUCTW and in news accounts, negotiations between Union leaders and University administrators are continuing and intensifying, but have not yet resulted in a new Agreement to take effect on October 1. Union leaders have officially agreed with Harvard administrators that the expiring Agreement will remain “in full force and effect while the parties continue to engage in productive negotiations” toward a new contract. …

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Update on Health Care Changes for Non-Union Staff


On Wednesday of last week, the University announced a set of changes in health care plans for non-union employees (faculty and exempt staff) to take effect on January 1, 2015. It is clear that the changes involve increased out-of-pocket costs in the form of new deductibles and co-insurance across all of the HMO and POS…

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Update on Negotiations, and Survey Response, 7/8/2015


Negotiations on a new HUCTW-Harvard Agreement have begun.  We want to offer an update on our findings from the survey and the negotiation process this far. Union leaders and the elected negotiating team began preliminary discussions with the University in March……

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Happy 27th Birthday HUCTW, 5/18/2015


In order to mark our 27th birthday, celebrate our Union’s accomplishments, and build some positive momentum for the beginning of negotiations on a new Agreement, HUCTW leaders and Organizers will be all around the campus in the next few weeks to pass out Union buttons and posters……

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2015 Negotiations Survey, 4/22/2015


This short survey helps HUCTW negotiators determine what ideas and concerns should be priorities during these talks. It also provides us with crucial anonymous data about members’ work and life situations that we can use during negotiations to illustrate the key issues……

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New Student Debt Program, 2/17/2015


We are pleased to announce this week a new HUECU Student Loan Refinancing program for HUCTW members. The Credit Union’s newest product is aimed at helping members with student debt taken on for their own education or their children’s education……

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New Student Debt Program, 2/17/2015


We are pleased to announce this week a new HUECU Student Loan Refinancing program for HUCTW members. The Credit Union’s newest product is aimed at helping members with student debt taken on for their own education or their children’s education……

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Inclement Weather Update, 2/4/2015


We have heard from many community members about your experiences traveling to and from work recently in inclement weather conditions. It is clear that many Union members had to make challenging decisions balancing work and safety……

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Inclement Weather Update, 2/4/2015


We have heard from many community members about your experiences traveling to and from work recently in inclement weather conditions. It is clear that many Union members had to make challenging decisions balancing work and safety. We wanted to share with you new interpretative language HUCTW and Harvard agreed to last year……

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