Bargaining Petition 2017!

UCSF UPTE members are signing the bargaining petition in support of fighting for the improvements we care about:  longevity steps, protecting the pension and maintaining health care cost. Stand with members across our SF campus and statewide and we prepare to open negotiations to fight for a fair contract! Have you signed the petition? Contact…

RX/TX Bargaining Report #13 — October 9, 2013

On October 9th UPTE’s TX/RX bargaining team  met with the University at UCOP in Oakland for a one-day session. UPTE  submitted four more articles as well as some of the LBNL specific sections of  our proposals. UC is adamantly opposed to bargaining LBNL issues along with the  rest of UC. And UPTE feels strongly that…

RX/TX Bargaining Report #10 – June 3-6, 2013

TX/RX negotiations were held for 4 days in San Diego from June 3 to June 6th. Startling news from UC was presented: no wage increases for you without acceptance of the 2013 2-tier pension and reduced retiree health care.  In fact when pressed, UC’s Chief Negotiator said, no wage increases even if you do accept the 2-tier…

RX/TX Bargaining Report #9 – May 2-3, 2013

For the past six months, the 2013 TX/RX Bargaining Team has been working diligently towards its goal to make sure that the voices of UPTE members from all of the UC campuses are heard and that the new contract is a reflection of that. The recent bargaining session on May 2nd and 3rd, at the…

RX/TX Bargaining Report #2 – January 7 – 9, 2013

Our second contract bargaining session took place on the UCLA campus at the Ackerman Union building on January 7–9, 2013. The UPTE RX/TX bargaining team continued to submit proposals mainly on non-economic portions of our contracts, passing an additional five articles across the table and responding to one UC counterproposal. UPTE has passed a total…