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HUCTW Sets Two-Year Contract With University

The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers reached a tentative two-year contract agreement with the University on Wednesday morning, marking the first time in the union’s 22-year history that it has not settled upon a three-year agreement.

Labor

Talk of the Union: Learning From the Past

Crippled by mass layoffs last summer, the Harvard Union of Clerical Technical Workers enters this year’s round of contract negotiations with squared shoulders.

Labor

Staffers Time Protest With Commencement Events

As the families of graduating seniors and members of the classes of 1960, 1975, and 1985 strolled around Harvard Square, a group of about 30 University employees, students, and sympathetic locals gathered outside the Holyoke Center yesterday evening to protest layoffs and the alleged abuse of temporary workers at Harvard.

Allston

A Tale of Two Worlds

Having lived his whole life on the same side of North Harvard Street in Allston, former Harvard employee Robert W. Alexander takes pride in his neighborhood.

Labor

Union, Harvard Aim for Openness

In a joint statement issued on Monday afternoon, the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and the University announced the topics currently being discussed in negotiations in an effort to maintain a sense of transparency in the process, according to HUCTW Director Bill Jaeger.

Student Groups

Workers Advocates March on Yard

Strumming a banjo and guitar, two Harvard undergraduates led a band of 30 through Harvard Yard yesterday afternoon, stopping at ...

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On Campus

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AFL-CIO President Emeritus John Sweeney introduces current AFL-CIO President Richard Trumka at the IOP forum yesterday evening.

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On Campus

Proletariart

Campus art productions throw into sharp relief the inability of art to embody labor, particularly on a campus where so few are involved in manual labor.

Labor

Union Rebounds After Cuts

A week earlier, Harvard had announced that it would lay off 275 employees from across the University following a tumultuous semester of administering cuts to student life and capital projects as well as an early retirement incentive program for staff.

FAS

Stress of 2009 Staff Cuts Lingers in FAS

Staff members across the Faculty of Arts and Sciences are reporting varying degrees of recovery from last year’s sweeping reductions in staff positions.

Labor

Protestors Demand Fiscal Transparency

A group of around forty Harvard employees, students, and sympathetic local citizens gathered outside the Holyoke Center yesterday evening to protest the University’s labor policies, calling for more fiscal transparency and an end to furloughs.

Labor

Both Sides Optimistic Before Negotiations

In an open letter released Monday, leaders of the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers heralded—with a distinct note of optimism—the union’s eighth round of contract negotiations with University management.

Labor

HUCTW Criticizes University Leaders

The Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers (HUCTW) released an open letter to its members and the Harvard community on the afternoon of Friday, Feb. 5, criticizing the University and the Deans for not being specific in their communications about the current budget crisis and for not seeming to have a universal plan to deal with fiscal concerns.

Health Care Protesters
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Health Care Protesters

Protesters gather in Harvard Square yesterday to speak out against changes being made to Harvard security officers’ health care plans. Some officers took turns telling their stories. A few students were also present.

Health Care Protesters
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Security Guards Protest Healthcare Costs

Protesting a sharp increase in their health insurance costs, about 20 of Harvard’s security guards rallied in Harvard Square yesterday to advocate more affordable coverage.

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