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HGSU-UAW Contract Ratified

December 1, 2021
Dear Members of the Harvard Community,
Members of the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers (HGSU-UAW) last week voted to ratify the four-year contract that the University and the union had tentatively agreed to on November 15. We are pleased that this new contract is now in place, effective through June 30, 2025.
The contract reflects the University’s strong and ongoing commitment to our student workers. It includes a $23.5 million increase in compensation and benefits above the previous HGSU-UAW contract. It also puts in place added procedures for... Read more about HGSU-UAW Contract Ratified

HGSU-UAW Tentative Contract Agreement reached

November 15, 2021

This evening the University and the Harvard Graduate Students Union-United Auto Workers (HGSU-UAW) reached a tentative agreement on a four-year labor contract. The tentative agreement will now go to HGSU-UAW members for ratification. We will share information about the details of the agreement as that process moves forward.

Sincerely, Alan M. Garber, Provost