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University of California, Public Notice Process Under HEERA (UC — UAW — Academic Researchers)

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The Higher Education Employer–Employee Relations Act, which governs collective bargaining of higher education employers in the state of California, requires that the university as the employer provide notice to the public before it begins negotiations with an exclusive representative.

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The University of California (UC), and the Academic Researchers United/International Union, United Automobile, Aerospace and Agricultural Implement Workers of America (UAW) and its Local Union 5810, AFL-CIO, covering approximately 4,100 Academic Researchers, following certification of this new bargaining unit, will negotiate a first Agreement for this bargaining unit. Systemwide bargaining may begin following completion of the public notice meetings scheduled below. 

The University will convene initial public notice meetings on May 1, 2019 from 10 am to 12 pm and May 13, 2019 from 10 am to 12 pm, both in room 1015 at 300 Lakeside Drive, 10th Floor, Oakland, CA 94612. Copies of the University’s and the Union’s initial bargaining proposals will be available at the meetings. Interested members of the public may secure copies of initial bargaining proposals from both parties or online at https://ucnet.universityofcalifornia.edu

Copies of the procedures governing the required public notice meeting may be requested in person or by mail from the University of California, Labor Relations, 300 Lakeside Drive, 10th floor, Oakland, CA 94612-3550.

For additional information regarding  this bargaining, please contact Nadine Fishel, Chief Negotiator, UC, at (510) 987-0434; or, Mike Miller, Chief Negotiator, UAW Local 5180, at 562-801-1515.

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