Harvard University and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers announced today that they have reached a tentative agreement on a new three-year contract to provide HUCTW employees with an annual pay increase program, changes in health plan design, and other constructive policy initiatives.
A Q-and-A with Harvard officials Marilyn Hausammann and Bill Murphy on the status of contract negotiations with the University’s largest union.
Faculty of Arts and Sciences Dean Michael D. Smith honored the 44 recipients of the third annual Dean’s Distinction awards in a ceremony and reception March 1 in the Faculty Room of University Hall.
Scholars and professionals involved with the labor movement, workplace law, and social policy gathered at the Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study to honor the life of alumna Clara Schiffer on behalf of working women, and to explore the legacy and prospects of working women.
Low-interest loans, provided by the Harvard University Employees Credit Union through the the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers, offer University employees an added monetary boost when life hits.
From her early days as a labor organizer to her current role advocating for laid-off employees, union official Joie Gelband has made a career of handling workers’ issues.
On Sept. 14, Kalan Chang was sworn in as an American citizen, thanks in part to Harvard’s Bridge to Learning and Literacy program, which also connected him with an internship at the David Rockefeller Center for Latin American Studies.
Members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers ratified a two-year contract with the University that guarantees modest wage increases, and provides policy improvements on key issues such as layoff selections.
Melani Bizarria cries when she talks about Harvard’s Bridge to Learning and Literacy Program. “I need to say thank you so much for the opportunity,” says Bizarria after a recent English class, her eyes welling up with tears. “I’m trying to do my best, but I don’t have words to explain my feelings. I am very happy now.”
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‘HUCTW Creates’ showcases range of talents “HUCTW Creates: The Visual Arts,” a group art exhibit featuring visual artist members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW) will be up through July 31 at Gutman Library, 6 Appian Way. The closing reception will be held July 31 from 5 to 7 p.m.