Harvard President Drew Faust sat down with The Gazette recently to discuss the University landscape for the coming academic year, including Harvard’s priorities for 2015-16 as well as some of the challenges ahead.
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.
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.
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.
The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW) has announced that applications for the 2009 Childcare Fellowship are now available for download at www.huctw.org/fund_childcare/2009_application.pdf. The fund covers a portion of day care, after-school care, and vacation/summer day camps.
Members of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW) bargaining unit who have child-care costs during working hours (between January and December 2008) are eligible to apply for an HUCTW Childcare Fellowship.
‘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.
The University and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical workers (HUCTW) are have announced that they have reached agreement on the terms of a new three-year contract that includes wage and benefit changes; an emphasis on career development, education, and training for staff; and a renewed commitment to the labor-management partnership. The new contract, which must be ratified by the union’s members before it becomes official, will go into effect on July 1, 2007.