Check out this article from the Chronicle of Higher Education on the major victory that TAs/GSIs at UC-Berkeley just won. Over two years ago, elected leaders of UAW 2865, the union of Academic Student Employees at UC, filed a grievance against the University for appointing hundreds of TAs/GSIs at UC-Berkeley below 25% FTE to avoid paying contractually-mandated […]
The housing crisis is impacting academic student employees across the state, and it is not letting up. Today we sent a letter to UC saying that its growing impact on workers necessitates bargaining over cost of living and compensation issues. You can read the full letter here.
Teaching Assistants just scored a major victory! Over two years ago, elected leaders of UAW 2865, the union of Academic Student Employees at UC, filed a grievance against the University for appointing hundreds of TAs/GSIs at UC-Berkeley – primarily undergraduates employed in the Electrical Engineering and Computer Sciences (EECS) department – at below 25% FTE to avoid […]
Dear UAW 2865 Member, At the July 2019 Joint Council meeting in Irvine, the elected leadership of UAW 2865 voted to refer a package of bylaws amendments to the Bylaws Committee. The Bylaws Committee will produce a report regarding the proposed amendments and then automatically refer the amendments package back to the Joint Council. The […]
Dear UAW 2865 Member, Your union is holding its October Vacancy Elections to fill vacant Executive Board and Joint Council positions. The election will take place on Oct. 14-15, 2019. Please read on for information about the election and instructions on how to accept the nomination if you are interested in running for one of […]