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 Policy Order Resolution
  O-2
  IN CITY COUNCIL
  February 11, 2013
COUNCILLOR CHEUNG
MAYOR DAVIS
COUNCILLOR DECKER
COUNCILLOR KELLEY
COUNCILLOR MAHER
COUNCILLOR REEVES
VICE MAYOR SIMMONS
COUNCILLOR TOOMEY
COUNCILLOR VANBEUZEKOM

WHEREAS: It has come to the attention of the City Council that the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and Harvard University have experienced difficulty negotiating the terms of a new contract to replace an existing agreement that expired on June 30, 2012; and
   
WHEREAS: For 24 years, Harvard University and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers have worked collaboratively to ensure that the needs of both entitites are met to the best extent possible.  Negotiations that ensure a consistent salary increase program and affordable health care solutions for union employees are essential for the sustenance of Cambridge's local economy, community, and employees therein; now therefore be it
   

ORDERED:

That the City Council go on record expressing support for the negotiated terms of a new contract between the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers and Harvard University as detailed by the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers; and be it further
 

ORDERED:

That the City Clerk be and hereby is requested to forward a suitably engrossed copy of this resolution to Harvard University and the Harvard Union of Clerical and Technical Workers on behalf of the entire City Council. 
    

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