UC Los Angeles K4 Skilled Trades Contract Negotiations

Skilled Trades Tentative Agreements with UCLA

Our elected K4 Unit Bargaining Team is unanimously voting YES to ratify the Tentative Agreement reached with the University of California on July 22, 2022. After months of tough negotiations, building Teamster power, and conducting numerous worksite actions, our team believes we’ve achieved the best deal possible for the 600 Skilled Trades workers at UCLA

Tentative Agreement Ratification Voting

Tuesday, Aug. 2, 12 noon to 3pm at Sunset Village Lawn for Housing   

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 11am to 1pm at NRB Auditorium for Facilities 

Wednesday, Aug. 3, 8pm to 11pm at Ronald Reagan Cafeteria 

Thursday, Aug. 4, 11am to 1pm at Santa Monica Hospital Cafeteria

Skilled Trades Bargaining Team

Luis Lemus, Mason Shop
Frank Ibarra, Electrical Shop
Ken Kaiden, DDC Shop
Laura Newman, HK Shop

William Nicolaides, Swing Shift, XC Shop
Arturo Alvarez, Housing
Jesus Manzo, Housing
Jeff Sharp, Housing

Voting Slated for Aug. 2-4 on Skilled Trades TA with UCLA

August 2 through 4, all of us will have a chance to vote on the Tentative Agreement our Bargaining Team reached with UCLA, hear directly from our Bargaining Team, and ask any questions. All UCLA K4 members will be allowed a two-hour lunch period to attend the ratification meeting and

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Tentative Agreement Reached!

Skilled Trades Bargaining Team Reaches Tentative Agreement with UCLA Through our hard work, dedication, organizing and display of strength at the worksite, Skilled Trades workers moved the University to a Tentative Agreement that will increase wages and protect all K4 Unit workers. The Tentative Agreement includes: $3,000 lump sum payment

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July 8 Bargaining Update

July 8 Bargaining Update Last Friday, our Bargaining Team and UCLA met and continued to make movement on open articles. This list includes many of the economic articles – wages, insurance, pay differentials, and parking.  Our Bargaining Team has reached a tentative agreement with UCLA on Licenses and Certifications, a

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July 1 Bargaining Update

As our Bargaining Team continues to negotiate over wages and other economic items, we will schedule lunchtime meetings to hear your input, answer questions and discuss items of concern. We welcome your questions and appreciate your suggestions. Last Friday, July 1, our Bargaining Team made proposals and/or discussed the following:

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Management’s Latest Offer

NEWS FLASH Our Teamsters Skilled Trades contract expired June 30 but stays in effect while the Bargaining Team continues to negotiate. Report from the Bargaining Table WagesOur Union and the University remain far apart on wages. Our Bargaining Team is concerned about a fair and equitable increase for ALL workers

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June 16 Bargaining Update

Speaking Up at the Bargaining Table! Angry about UCLA’s initial wage offer? You are not alone! Our Skilled Trades Bargaining Team met with UCLA on Thursday, June 16, to demand fair and equitable wage increases. Members from Housing and Facilities Management joined our team and delivered a strong message to

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June 9 Bargaining Update

UCLA presented a full and complete proposal – economics and non-economics – on Wednesday, June 8. UCLA’s economic proposal makes movement but with the cost of gas, food, and housing, our Teamsters 2010 Bargaining Team is fighting for the dignity and respect our members and their families deserve. We are

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We’re Still Waiting!

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. Waiting for an Economic Proposal Including Wages, Overtime, Death Benefits, Parking, Insurance and Retirement Benefits, Pay Differentials, Recognition & more! UCLA has proposed an increase of $10 per year for boot allowance and to pay for pre-approved required training and licenses to attain certification

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May 16 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. Teamsters Speak Truth to Power UCLA Skilled Trades Bargaining Update Bargaining Team Member Luis Lemus spoke to the UC Board of Regents last week on behalf of Skilled Trades workers! “My name is Luis Lemus. I am a Facilities Mechanic at UCLA Facilities Management

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May 10 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. UCLA Skilled Trades Bargaining Update Our Teamsters 2010 Skilled Trades Bargaining Team will begin presenting our Economic proposals on Wed., May 11. Last minute preparations – Make sure you talk with a bargaining team member and let us know: If you need a license

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Teamsters UCLA Skilled Trades Introduces Economic Provisions

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. GET READY TO WALK! May 19 – Save the Date! Rally with the Regents! Our Teamsters 2010 Skilled Trades Bargaining Team introduced our opening economic proposals today – with more to come next Wed., May 18. Our Bargaining Team won’t likely achieve our goals

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May 2 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. Union Bargaining Update Meeting May 12 May 12, 2022 NRB Auditorium 11:45 am – 12:30 pm Lunch Provided   May 19 – UC Board of Regents Meeting. Rally at the Luskin! More info forthcoming. News Flash – In May, our Bargaining Team will introduce our

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April 13 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. UCLA Skilled Trades Finishing Up Non-Economic Issues On Wednesday, April 13, our Teamsters 2010 Bargaining Team met with UCLA management for the first time in several weeks and presented the last of our open non-economic issues. Our Bargaining Team will hold meetings to keep everyone updated about

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Teamsters Urge UC Board of Regents to Support Essential Workers

Teamsters members from various campuses and work classifications urged the UC Board of Regents to support workers through telling UC Labor Relations to negotiate fair wages and benefits for essential workers. Jason Rabinowitz, Teamsters 2010 Secretary-Treasurer: https://youtu.be/Gf4AXEsIJSU?t=394 Catherine Cobb, Teamsters 2010 President: https://youtu.be/Gf4AXEsIJSU?t=483 Paulette Carney, UC Santa Cruz: https://youtu.be/Gf4AXEsIJSU?t=552 Jeff

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March 8 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. Our Teamster Skilled Trades Bargaining Team has won non-economic language improvementsto our contract. As we move into economic issues, ALL OUR VOICES need to be heard. As essential workers, we have been here for the greater UCLA community. As members of the Trades, we

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Feb. 14 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. UCLA K4 Bargaining Update – Feb. 14, 2022 Headway made in Health and Safety & Training and Development Headwinds expected over Classification and Out of Class! Our Union and the University should share common concerns in Health and Safety and Training and Development and

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Feb. 7 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. UCLA K4 Bargaining Update – Feb. 7, 2022 Teamsters 2010 Skilled Trade Meetings Housing – Wed., Feb. 9, 12 PM to 1:15 PM, Hedrick SummitLower Campus – Thursday, Feb. 10, 11:45 AM to 12:30 PM, NRB AuditoriumSwing Shift – Tuesday, Feb. 15, 8 PM,

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Jan. 27 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. UCLA K4 Bargaining Update – Jan. 27, 2022 During the first week of bargaining, both Teamsters and the University proposed language which addresses common interests. During Week 2, our Bargaining Team proposed language which would improve our workplace including morale and productivity while UCLA

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Jan. 18 Bargaining Update

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. UCLA K4 Bargaining Update – Jan. 18, 2022 In meetings with UCLA Skilled Trades workers and during negotiations with UC, our Teamsters Local 2010 Bargaining Team and Principal Officer Jason Rabinowitz addressed the need for a fair and equitable wage increase, the better-than-anticipated University

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Contract Negotiations Begin for UCLA Skilled Trades!

Lea este artículo en Español aquí. Contract Negotiations Update Day Shift Meeting Thursday, Jan. 13, 11:45 am – 12:30 pm NRB Auditorium (Across from Facilities – 635 Charles E Young Dr S)   Night Shift Meeting Wednesday, Jan. 8, 8 pm Ronald Reagan Cafeteria Agenda:  Contract Negotiations Plumbing Shop We

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