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UC enhances offers to UAW; proposes mediation to facilitate agreements

November 15, 2022
As you know, UC is currently in contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers (UAW) regarding four separate academic employee groups: Postdoctoral Scholars, Academic Researchers, Academic Student Employees (teaching assistants/readers/tutors), and Graduate Student Researchers. Below is...

Information about UC-UAW negotiations and a potential UAW strike

November 04, 2022
UC is currently in contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers (UAW) regarding four separate academic bargaining units: Postdoctoral Scholars, Academic Researchers, Academic Student Employees (teaching assistants/readers/tutors), and Graduate Student Researchers.

UC offers higher pay and improved benefits for Academic Researchers

October 27, 2022
Recently, UC submitted an economic proposal to the United Auto Workers union as part of a multi-year contract to ensure fair pay for Academic Researchers. Key tentative agreements have been reached on Respectful Work Environment, Corrective Action and Dismissal, Time and Effort Commitment, Work-...

UC offers higher pay and improved benefits for Academic Student Employees

October 27, 2022
Recently, UC submitted a strong economic proposal to the United Auto Workers union as part of a multi-year contract to ensure fair pay for Academic Student Employees (Teaching Assistants/Associates/Fellows, Readers, and Tutors). Tentative Agreements have been reached on Union Access and Rights,...

UC offers higher pay and improved benefits for Graduate Student Researchers

October 27, 2022
Recently, UC submitted an economic proposal to the United Auto Workers union as part of a new multi-year contract for Graduate Student Researchers. UC and the UAW are collaborating to set appropriate standards for this new bargaining unit. Tentative agreements have been reached on articles...

UC offers new salary scale, wage increases, and enhanced family support benefits for postdoctoral scholars. Reaches agreement with UAW on new respectful workplace provision

October 27, 2022
Recently, UC presented the United Auto Workers union with an economic proposal that includes wage increases and enhanced family-related benefits as part of a proposed multi-year collective-bargaining agreement for postdoctoral scholars. Highlights of UC's proposal include: Supportive, respectful...

AFSCME Bargaining Update - Spanish Language Version

By Peter Chester on January 29, 2020
Estimado/a colega: Me place decirles que hemos llegado a un acuerdo tentativo con la Federación Americana de Empleados Estatales, Condales y Municipales (AFSCME, por sus siglas en inglés) con respecto a un nuevo contrato de cuatro años para los empleados de atención técnica al paciente de la UC....

AFSCME Bargaining Update

By Peter Chester on January 29, 2020
Dear colleague: I am pleased to tell you we have reached a tentative agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) on a new four-year contract for UC patient care technical employees. Here is a summary of the agreement, which patient care technical...

AFSCME Bargaining Update - Spanish Language Version

By Peter Chester on January 24, 2020
Estimado/a colega: Me place decirles que hemos llegado a un acuerdo tentativo con la Federación Americana de Empleados Estatales, Condales y Municipales (AFSCME, por sus siglas en inglés) con respecto a un nuevo contrato de cuatro años para los empleados de servicio de la UC. He aquí un resumen...

AFSCME Bargaining Update

By Peter Chester on January 24, 2020
Dear colleague: I am pleased to tell you we have reached a tentative agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) on new four-year contract for UC service employees. Here is a summary of the agreement, which service employees will be voting on soon...

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