News and Events

2013 Labor Movement Panel Discussion, 10/24/2013


After several decades of declining membership, American unions, workers, and organizers are exploring new approaches and developing new structures for advancing workplace democracy. At this panel, scholars and practitioners comment on the changing face of American labor….…

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2013 Higher Education Panel Discussion, 10/1/2013


Problems associated with student debt, government funding, and the rapid rise of new online education platforms point to an increasingly urgent question: is college too expensive? At this panel, academics and educators examine critical issues in higher education and imagine how colleges and universities might adapt over the next decade……

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2013 Health Care Panel Discussion, 9/23/2013


Government, providers, employers, insurers, and patients all have roles to play in creating a balanced and effective healthcare system. At this panel discussion, health policy scholars and economists discuss the many issues and challenges in reforming our complex system……

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HUCTW 25th Anniversary Panel Discussions, 9/13/2013


To commemorate the anniversary and celebrate a quarter century of innovative work, HUCTW is sponsoring a series of panel presentations over the coming months on issues that are relevant to our historical and very current efforts to build a great Harvard workplace……

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Financial Aid Workshops for Parents, 8/8/2013


HUCTW is sponsoring two lunchtime college financial aid workshops for parents whose children are thinking about applying to college. The workshops will provide an overview of the financial aid process at colleges and universities, including types of financial aid and how to apply for aid……

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Retiree Health Care Update, 8/3/2013


Harvard University and HUCTW have agreed to enter into a process of “Fact-Finding” with the assistance of a neutral expert, in an effort to resolve a difficult issue involving retiree benefits under the Medex retirement health plan……

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HUCTW Fact Sheet on Health Care


Negotiations on a new contract between HUCTW and the University have run into serious difficulty and more than a month has passed since the expiration of the old Agreement, with no resolution. HUCTW leaders believe it is important to continue informing and engaging Union members and friends on the challenging issues under negotiation. One of the most complex and difficult policy…

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