Vote on Our Teamsters Tentative Agreement May 17 to June 1

From May 17 to June 1, all of us will have a chance to vote on the Tentative Agreement our Bargaining Team reached with UC Davis, hear directly from our Bargaining Team, and ask any questions. All UC Davis K3 members will be allowed a one-hour extended lunch period to attend the ratification meeting and vote. If you will not be at work or will be working in a remote area during the voting period and would like to vote, please contact Union Representative Jose Fuentes at or (415) 603-1708 before June 1.

Schedule of Ratification Meetings & Voting

Light lunch will be provided at all 11:00 AM to 2:00 PM meetings.

Wednesday, May 17: UC Davis Med Center

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM—FSSB Room 2020


Thursday, May 18: UC Davis Med Center

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM—FSSB Innovation Conference Room 1515


Wednesday, May 24: UC Davis Campus

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM—Student Community Center Room D


Thursday, May 25: UC Davis Campus

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM—ARC Meeting Room 1

Tuesday, May 30: UC Davis Campus

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM—International Center Multi-Purpose Room


Wednesday, May 31: UC Davis Campus

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM—ARC Meeting Room 1


Thursday, June 1: UC Davis Campus

11:00 AM to 2:00 PM—ARC Meeting Room 1

The Tentative Agreement includes:

  • $3,000 lump sum payment upon ratification.
  • 25.2% compounded wage increase by July 2027 and an additional 2%-8% raise for those on Steps 1-4 who will move to Step 5 retroactive to July 1, 2022.
  • 11.3% compounded wage increase this year, implemented by July 2023.
  • Shift and hazard pay differentials added and improved ($2.50/hr – Swing shift; $3.25/hr – Graveyard; $1.75/hr – Weekend differential).
  • 40 hours of paid release time per fiscal year for job-related or University career-related training.
  • On-call rate increased to 25% of base pay rate and any employee who is called to work will receive credit for a minimum of four hours of overtime at the rate of 1.5 times the regular hourly rate.
  • Grievance and arbitration procedures for contract violations, protecting our rights, pay, and working conditions.
  • UC must provide progressive discipline before terminating an employee, except for cases of severe misconduct.

Our elected K3 Unit Bargaining Team unanimously recommends adoption of the Tentative Agreement!

“As a team, we fought hard on this contract so that we could improve our workplace and provide a livable wage for all the hard-working Skilled Trades Teamsters at UC Davis. United we bargain, divided we beg. No more begging!"

“This is a victory for the essential workers that make UC Davis run 24/7! We spent more than two years at the bargaining table fighting for the wages and contract language we deserve. This agreement is a major win for Teamsters at UC Davis!”

Remember, only full Teamsters members will be allowed to vote. If you are not yet a member, begin the application process by clicking here. Applications will also be available during the membership and ratification lunches so you can sign up for full membership in order to vote.