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University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE)

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The University of California employs about 7,048 licensed health care professionals who provide a wide variety of clinical and medical services at the university’s five medical centers, nine student health centers and numerous outpatient clinics.

UC Health represents the fourth-largest health care delivery system in California. The medical centers provide patient care services valued at nearly $7 billion annually, accounting for more than 3.9 million clinic visits and more than 290,000 emergency room visits each year.

Non-managerial health care professional employees in this bargaining unit are represented by the University Professional and Technical Employees (UPTE) union.

The current contract for this bargaining unit is in effect through September 30, 2024 and there are no active negotiations taking place. Negotiations for the next contract will begin before the current contract expires.