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  • 2018 Negotiations
    HUCTW negotiations with Harvard are now in their fourth month and Union negotiators want to share an update with you on how the talks are progressing and what’s on the table.
  • Financial Wellness Seminar
    HUECU & HUCTW will be hosting a seminar titled "Cementing Your Credit" (August 21 in Cambridge, and August 22 in Longwood). Workshop leaders will discuss the things that impact your credit score, and how you can improve it. Register here.
  • HUCTW Benefits
    We have negotiated three kinds of financial assistance to help employees with the costs of courses inside and outside of Harvard, and other forms of education, as well as strong language to facilitate time away for learning.
  • HUCTW Benefits
    This fund helps union members with the costs of supplemental academic activities, like tutoring and summer school, for their children.
  • Harvard Resource
    The Harvard Immigration and Refugee Clinical Program (HIRC) is offering free legal consultations about Temporary Protected Status (TPS) and other immigration concerns to Harvard community members, including staff.

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When’s Your Next Raise?

When’s Your Next Raise?


The last negotiated salary increase for HUCTW members was delivered on October 1 2017. That increase was part of a three-year contract, which began on October 1, 2015 and continues until September 30, 2018. This means our next salary increase should take place on October 1, 2018. As Harvard and HUCTW are still in contract negotiations, we don't yet know how much our next salary increase will be, or how many years the new contract will cover.

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Update on HUCTW Contract Negotiations

Update on HUCTW Contract Negotiations


HUCTW negotiations with Harvard are now in their fourth month and Union negotiators want to share an update with you on how the talks are progressing and what’s on the table. In addition to the summary below, HUCTW leaders will also be holding a round of lunchtime meetings with members about negotiations where we can have deeper discussions and answer questions.

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HUECU Financial Wellness Series

HUECU Financial Wellness Series


In partnership with HUCTW, Harvard University Employees Credit Union (HUECU) is hosting a series of financial wellness workshops for HUCTW members on a variety of practical financial topics throughout the year. Please  join HUECU and HUCTW in August for the next workshop titled, "Cementing Your Credit" -- with a session in Cambridge on August 21 and a session in Longwood on August 22 . Having a solid credit score is one of the first steps towards meeting your financial goals; HUECU workshop leaders will discuss what impacts your score, and how can you improve it.

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Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Decision

Janus v. AFSCME Supreme Court Decision


On June 27, 2018, the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5 to 4 that nonmembers cannot be mandated to pay fees to their public sector unions in the case Janus v. AFSCME Council 31. The Court's ruling is a major setback for public sector unions, including those that represent healthcare workers, firefighters, public school teachers,and public university employees, among others. Although the ruling does not directly affect members of private sector unions such as HUCTW, there is reason for serious concern about its potential consequences for all working people in the U.S. in the longer term.

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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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