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UC-AFT Local 1474 Librarian Statement in Support of BLM

UC-AFT Local 1474 Lecturers and Librarians approved the following statement today.

UC-AFT Local 1474 Lecturers and Librarians affirm that black lives matter and we call for an immediate end to police violence everywhere. 


UC-AFT Professional Development Fund Call for Applications 2020

2020 Call for Applications: Professional Development Fund (PDF) Grant for Lecturers and Other Represented Unit 18 Faculty at UC Berkeley

Professional Development Fund (PDF) 2020-2021 Grant Applications are now being accepted for teaching, research, and scholarship. Would you like to attend a conference in Boston, conduct research in Brazil, or fieldwork in China? And have it paid for by the University of California? Apply for a Professional Development Fund Grant and make it happen.

UC-AFT 1474 Candidate Statements Spring 2020 Executive Board Elections

Candidates for Co-Chair


Joanna Reed, Continuing Lecturer, Sociology

UC-AFT 1474 Spring 2018 Bylaws Amendment Vote

Statement Explaining Proposed Bylaws Changes
The Executive Board of our Local has proposed a few minor changes to our bylaws:

UC-AFT 1474 Resolution in Protest of the Inauguration of President Donald Trump

UC-AFT 1474 Resolution in Protest of the Inauguration of President Donald Trump

WHEREAS, the election of Donald Trump as President of the United States has sparked fear and anger in our community—especially among those most marginalized, including immigrants, Muslims, people of color, women, the disabled, and LGBTQ populations—and has reaffirmed the necessity for collective struggles to defend the rights of these communities

Teamsters Strike UC Jan 10: Your Rights and Responsibilities

Dear UC-AFT members,

Our sister UC union, Teamsters Local 2010, is holding two strikes this week. One strike is limited to UCLA, and the other is UC-wide. This e-mail provides information about both strikes, and your rights and responsibilities with respect to our contracts and the picket lines.

UC-AFT Response to BFA's Robert Reich Campaign

Dear UC-AFT 1474 Members,

Upcoming Events and October Monthly Membership Meeting Minutes

Dear Local 1474 Members,

We had a fantastic October membership meeting with 17 people in attendance! We want to bring your attention to four upcoming dates:

UCB Librarians Organize for a Fair Contract

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Great universities need great librarians. But the UC is not willing to offer librarians a fair contract: