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)
Next Membership Meeting for UCI K9 Members: February 1 (Campus only)
Bargaining Unit Update for UCI K9 January 10, 2022 Vaccine/Boosters Teamsters is still negotiating around issues relating to Covid, the booster as well as EPSL time. Employees are allowed up to four hours to get the vaccine. Talk with your manager to confirm. Teamsters has proposed that employees be granted
UC Irvine Teamsters Ratify New Contract! UCI Skilled Trades Teamsters won a powerful new contract this month, including substantial across-the-board wage increases, equity wage adjustments, language improvements, and a significant recognition bonus! Of those voting, 94.1% said YES to ratify the agreement, guaranteeing better wages and treatment from the University.
UCI Skilled Trades Tentative Agreement: 16%+ raises over 3 years, 2% recognition bonus on ratification!
Over the course of fighting for this contract, we stood together and took action like never before! Our strength and determination paid off! During the months that UCI stuck to its low-ball offers, we marched on the Chancellor, and picketed at the campus, the medical center and a construction site.
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
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
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
Skilled Craft workers wear the uniform and do the work! While we appreciate the digital shout out, it doesn’t pay the bills! What do we want? CONTRACT! When do we want it? NOW! On August 10, 2021, Teamsters 2010 Skilled Craft workers had heard enough at the table. We put
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.
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
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
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