UC Irvine K9 Skilled Trades Contract Negotiations

Our UC Irvine K9 Skilled Trades Bargaining Team:

  • Brian Maloney (Campus, Chief Steward)
  • Eric Kuder (Campus)
  • Gabriel Zamora (Campus)
  • Martin Hernandez (Campus)
  • Steve Huerta (Medical)
  • Judith Serlin (Teamsters Local 2010)

UC Irvine Skilled Trades Bargaining Update Sep. 22, 2021

Teamsters Skilled Trades – Standing up for our Rights!    In our first-ever UCI Skilled Trades picket line, we made a powerful statement this Tuesday with workers coming out to walk from all over UCI Campus. Steward Martin Hernandez said, “Teamsters, that was a good showing. I was proud of

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UC Irvine Skilled Trades Bargaining Update Sep. 12, 2021

Wear it EVERY Wednesday! Hats, Masks, and T-Shirts! Last week, our Teamsters Skilled Trade bargaining team submitted our Vacation and Sick Leave proposals to UCI. We proposed that employees be able to use up to 60 days of sick leave for illness and disability (like non-rep employees) and 80 hours

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UC Irvine Skilled Trades Bargaining Update Aug. 30, 2021

Show Your Support for the Bargaining Team & WEAR IT ON WEDNESDAY Wednesday, Sept. 1 T-Shirt // Hat // Mask In bargaining last week, our Skilled Trades Bargaining Team addressed Training, Holidays, and Parking. The University responded to proposals on Grievance Procedure and Arbitration. Training We proposed that career employees be eligible

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UC Irvine Skilled Trades Bargaining Update July 26, 2021

Our bargaining team met with the University on July 20 and 22. We meet again July 27 and 29. Highlights include: Grievance Procedure Although Teamsters 2010 union members typically can work out our concerns without using the grievance procedure, bargaining team members proposed contract changes to expedite the grievance process.

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UC Irvine Skilled Trades Bargaining Update, July 13

No response from UCI on Teamsters’ 3% Wage Proposal  On June 9, 2021, our Teamsters’ Bargaining Team proposed that skilled trade employees receive a 3% wage increase, effective June 27, at the same time that policy-covered staff and other bargaining unit employees received increases. Although we are currently negotiating for

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UC Irvine Skilled Trades Bargaining Update, June 4

June Bargaining Update After having tentatively agreed to several articles on May 25, this past Wednesday, our respective teams got back down to business. UCI’s Management Team kicked off the day by proposing “No Change” to Articles 10, Promotions & Transfers, and Article 11, Out of Class Assignments, and changes 

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UC Irvine Skilled Trades Bargaining Update, May 27

Day 1 Bargaining Update Jason Rabinowitz kicked off our first bargaining session, stressing that UCI can and should recognize our contributions during the pandemic and provide Skilled Trades Workers with a fair wage increase. He pointed out that: UCI had significant reserves before the pandemic and received massive amount of federal

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