UC Regents Report on Executive Compensation

To UC-AFT Librarians -- Below please find the link to the annual report of the Regent's Committee on Compensation on executive-level pay and benefits.  This report was presented at the telephonic meeting of the Regents last week.  At that meeting, record-setting salaries were approved for new Chancellors at UCSF and UC Davis, while student fees … Continue reading UC Regents Report on Executive Compensation

April 30 Events

On April 30, UC-AFT organized events at every campus to draw attention to the fact that undergraduate education at UC is under fire. It is a short-sighted "solution" to budget shortfalls to fail to provide adequate resources to the libraries and to UC lecturers, especially when the University's own audited financial statements show that it … Continue reading April 30 Events

Bargaining Update #11 — Mediation Session on April 17, 2009

At the mediation session on Friday, April 17, we continued to attempt to work toward settlement of our salary issues. There are still significant gaps between the parties and at this point, we do not have another mediation session on the calendar. Nonetheless, the mediator is not convinced that it is impossible to reach a … Continue reading Bargaining Update #11 — Mediation Session on April 17, 2009

Bargaining Update #10 — Mediation Session on March 24, 2009

Nine members of the Unit 17 negotiating committee met with the UC team in a mediation session on March 24, 2009. Pursuant to HEERA (the collective bargaining law for higher education), the actual content of the mediation is confidential. We can say that the session was productive and that the state-appointed mediator helped to move … Continue reading Bargaining Update #10 — Mediation Session on March 24, 2009

Bargaining Update #9 — January 9, 2009

Library Bargaining Update for January 9, 2009 By Mike Rotkin, Chief Negotiator for Unit 17, UC-AFT The UC-AFT and UC Administration Negotiating Teams met in Oakland at UCOP on January 9, 2009. The two teams came to tentative agreement on all outstanding language issues, but remain far apart on the remaining compensation issues – primarily … Continue reading Bargaining Update #9 — January 9, 2009