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Bargaining Update - Unit 18 COVID Effects Bargaining (9/7/21)

Your volunteer lecturer negotiators began bargaining with the UC Office of the President (UCOP) over campus reopenings and in-person instruction in early July, 2021. Our objectives have been to ensure the health and safety of lecturers returning to in-person instruction, compensation for any increase in workload associated with pandemic-related teaching arrangements, and paid leave for lecturers who contract COVID or who have family members who do. After four bargaining sessions, we’ve made some progress, but there remain some significant sticking points.

Teaching Faculty Bargaining Update: Impasse Reached, Mediation Scheduled

The California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) has officially declared that our negotiations with UC management are at impasse. We enter impasse after more than two years of negotiations, having exchanged hundreds of proposals with UC management over about 50 different bargaining sessions.

Federal COBRA Premium Assistance April 1 - September 30, 2021

May 6, 2021

To: Department Benefits Representatives (DBRs)
From:  HR Benefits Office on behalf of UCOP
Re :  COBRA Provisions of the American Rescue Plan Act of 2021

Constitution and Bylaws 2017 - 4/2021 (Archive)


(Ratified 3/25/72, amended 7/1/87, 12/5/92, 11/20/99, 1/2002, 11/2004, 10/2005, 2/2012, 1/2017)


Section 1.  Name.  This organization shall be known as the University Council - American Federation of Teachers, hereinafter referred to as UC-AFT.

UC Union Coalition Letter to Drake re: Labor Relations April 2, 2021

Official letter on letterhead (PDF)

Office of the President April 2, 2021
University of California
1111 Franklin St., 12th floor
Oakland, CA 94607

RE: University of California Labor Relations

Dear President Drake:

UC-AFT Council Executive Board Candidate Statements 2021

The Nominations Committee has received the following nominations: (Nominees who have declined their nomination have been removed.)

Statewide Council Executive Board Officers

UC-AFT Insider March 2021

UC-AFT Insider