Your table team met with UCOP at UC Berkeley on Monday, March 25th, for our 17th bargaining session. During the morning session, UCOP presented a complete package of articles as a counter-proposal to our package proposed at the last session. UCOP laid out their proposals, wrapping up by noon. The Table Team worked through lunch … Continue reading UC-AFT/UCOP Tentative Agreement – Now We Need Your Ratification
As we return to bargaining this Tuesday January 15th at UC Davis, let’s take a look back at Bargaining in 2018. The new year is a good time to reflect upon all that has transpired; there was a great deal of activity, organizing, and hard work from the entire 80+ librarian team involved in the … Continue reading New Year Bargaining Roundup
UC Berkeley's Daily Californian newspaper has posted a story with an update on our bargaining campaign, featuring quotes from our own Kendra Levine. Give it a read!
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
“Truly original work, whether it be transforming the way we teach or publish our research, requires that librarians have the time and freedom to immerse ourselves--to ponder, reflect, understand and eventually produce. [....] Sabbaticals will enable librarians to more fully contribute to the research and teaching missions of the university.” “Over the course of … Continue reading Why Sabbatical Leave rights matter