2022 Bargaining Updates

  • ASEs are winning key victories
    At the bargaining table, ASEs are winning greater control over our lives and futures. Beat back the UC’s attempts to make it easier to discipline or dismiss workers. There must be just […]
  • 5% is not enough!
    At the bargaining table last Friday, UC finally dropped their demands to roll back our contract rights around discipline and dismissal — meaning that Academic Student Employees (ASEs) will keep our […]
  • Class sizes & relocation benefits
    On Tuesday’s bargaining session, while the UC was dragging its feet in responding to previous proposals, Bargaining Team members introduced new articles which would improve the working conditions of Academic Student […]
  • UAW files Unfair Labor Practice charges against UC
    Last Friday, UAW 2865 and SRU-UAW filed Unfair Labor Practice charges against UC for their failure to bargain in good faith by circumventing union contract negotiations. These charges pertain to UC Irvine’s announcement promising a […]
  • Thousands take the streets for a fair contract
    Yesterday, thousands of UC academic workers took to the streets to demand living wages and a safe workplace free from harassment and bullying. While UC admin refuses a coordinated bargaining table and offers […]
  • April 19th Bargaining Update
    Tuesday at the bargaining table, we won strong agreements on job posting, worker evaluations, and health/safety, and we demanded big and needed improvements to transit and dependent healthcare — but UC was again focused on rolling back our rights. […]
  • Demands on transit and dependent healthcare
    Tuesday at the bargaining table, we won strong agreements on job posting, worker evaluations, and health/safety, and we demanded big and needed improvements to transit and dependent healthcare — but UC was again focused on rolling back our rights. […]
  • April 7 Bargaining Update
    With hundreds of Academic Student Employees (ASEs) in attendance, Bargaining Team members met with UC late last week to propose transformative changes to our contract aimed at lifting all ASEs out […]