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UC-AFT Statement of Support for Pac-12 Athletes' #WeAreUnited Campaign

August 5, 2020    


UC Union Coalition Letter to Drake on Gradual Reopening July 28, 2020

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July 28, 2020

Office of the President
University of California
1111 Franklin St., 12th Floor

Oakland, CA 94607

Sent Via Email:,

Dear Presidents Drake and Napolitano:

CFT and UC-AFT Statement on Michael Drake Hiring as UC President

CFT and UC-AFT leaders congratulate Michael V. Drake on his historic hiring as the new UC President

July 14, 2020

For immediate release
California Federation of Teachers & UC-AFT

Contact: Matthew Hardy (CFT) – 510-703-5291, Crystal Chang (UC-AFT) – 415-961-7962

CFT President Jeff Freitas and UC-AFT President Mia McIver released the following statement on the historic hiring of Michael V. Drake, M.D., as the next President of the University of California:

UC-AFT Faculty Bargaining Update Sessions #20 (6/19) and #21 (6/24) Zoom

UC Punts Again on Job Stability and Career Pathwayucaft190329a.png

In short, on June 19:
Having taken three weeks to examine our emergency-formulated, extraordinary circumstance-motivated, burden-shouldering proposal for Job Stability and Career Pathway, UC negotiators were prepared to say … that they’ll have answers for us next time.

Then, on June 24:
UC’s negotiators responded to our job security proposal with the following: A supposal for a sideletter to the contract that would describe a “pilot program” to grant pre-continuing lecturers “the right” to inform their departments about courses we believe we are qualified to teach.

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Candidate Statements Vice President for Grievances Special Election 2020

Every Spring at our statewide Council Meeting, we elect statewide officers for the next academic year. This year we are conducting a special election to fill our vacant Vice President for Grievances seat. The call for nominations and candidate statements are posted below.

Call for Nominations: Special Election for Vice President for Grievances (Term: July 11, 2020 - June 14, 2021)

Preuss Bargaining Update June 4 2020

Negotiations on My 28 had over twenty member observers!  UC-AFT passed our full proposal focusing on coming to agreement around three articles all having to do with academic professionalism and the professional workday.