The Daily Californian, UC Berkeley's independent and student-run newspaper, recorded a video during the bargaining rally at Cal on March 13. The video features librarians Kendra Levine and Charlie Macquarie; check it out... The Daily Cal also posted an article with details from our rally, be sure to give it a read here.
It was a dark and stormy morning in Davis... Our bargaining team met at the rainy UC Davis campus on Tuesday, January 15 for our twelfth bargaining session. We met in the beautiful Gladys Valley Hall, home of the School of Veterinary Medicine instruction program, with an amazing Dale Chihuly sculpture in its atrium. The … Continue reading UC-AFT Bargaining Update #12
An Important Message Before we talk about our bargaining day, we have a very important message for everyone in our union. As you may know, our colleagues in the AFSCME union, which represents more than 25,000 of UC’s service and patient care workers, will be on strike next week from October 23-25. They are seeking … Continue reading Bargaining Update #9
2018 UC-AFT Unit Salary Proposal Presented at Bargaining Session 6, August 28, 2018, UC San Diego The following is a transcript of UC-AFT's salary proposal, as read by UCSD librarians Laurel Mcphee and Dominique Turnbow, with contributions from UCD librarian Adam Siegel. Good morning. I’m very grateful to have the opportunity to be here today, making … Continue reading Our Salary Presentation to UCOP
Responses to our union's demand for academic freedom, and UC's denial of it, have been overwhelming! We are receiving support from all over the nation and our great state of California, including Santa Barbara (which is no surprise, as we have a UC campus and beautiful new library addition there!) First up, check out this … Continue reading Solidarity from Santa Barbara
Bargaining Update #5 The UC-AFT Librarians’ Table Team met with the UC contingent for our fifth bargaining session on Wednesday, August 8th at the UC Berkeley campus. Appendix D - Family Care and Medical Leave During the morning session, we discussed the University’s proposal for Appendix D of our MOU, which deals with family care … Continue reading Bargaining Update #5
Bargaining Update #4 The fourth day of bargaining between UC-AFT and UC took place at UCLA on July 26th. In a welcome break with tradition , the UC team arrived promptly at 10:00am, ready to begin negotiations. This update will summarize the events as succinctly as possible; we will have more details, and more to … Continue reading Bargaining Update #4