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Employee News

Check out the latest news for the UC community below. See bargaining updates and notices for represented employees.

Dr. Julio Frenk named first Latino chancellor of UCLA

Dr. Julio Frenk
June 12, 2024
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., announced today (Wednesday, June 12) the selection of Julio Frenk, M.D., a global health expert and current president of the University of Miami, as UCLA’s next chancellor.

Longtime campus leader Darnell Hunt appointed interim chancellor of UCLA

June 12, 2024
University of California President Michael V. Drake, M.D., today named UCLA’s executive vice chair and provost, Darnell Hunt, as interim chancellor of UCLA following Chancellor Gene Block’s departure at the end of July 2024.

Required time and attendance reporting reminder 

June 11, 2024
This is a reminder to all University employees who submit timesheets in local time and attendance systems to submit your time worked, absences, and/or acknowledge you have no absences to report by the deadline established at your campus/location.

Expanded paid sick leave approved for UC employees

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May 31, 2024
In another step forward for UC’s support of work-life balance, UC will significantly expand access to paid sick leave effective Jan. 1, 2025.

2024 Public Notice HX Bargaining

May 28, 2024
PUBLIC NOTICE The current collective bargaining agreement between the University of California and UPTE –CWA 9119 (HX bargaining unit), provides for successor contract negotiations in …

UCnetwork: May 2024

May 22, 2024
In the May issue of UCnetwork, we’re highlighting travel health benefits, applause-worthy staff, how your colleagues support mental wellness and more!

Summer travel plans? Your UC medical plan has you covered

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May 21, 2024
If you need medical attention while you’re traveling, here’s what you need to know to get the care you need.

Healthy minds: UC staff who support mental wellness

Emily Giovanelli sitting on a rock
May 20, 2024
May is National Mental Health Awareness Month! To celebrate, we asked staff throughout UC to share how they support mental health — at work and outside of it.

UC Spotlight: May 2024

Winners of the UC Santa Barbara 2024 Staff Citation of Excellence Awards pose with Chancellor Harry T. Yang and Vice Chancellor of Administrative Services Garry Mac Pherson.
May 17, 2024
UC Spotlight is a new UCnetwork feature that celebrates UC locations, teams and individual staff members who are helping to make UC a great place to work.

UCLA nurse’s invention may save millions of work hours

Veronica Pellegrino, RN
May 17, 2024
Veronica Pellegrino, R.N., designed the pill-package-opening device to save time and reduce repetitive stress injuries.