Posts tagged UAW 5810
To afford historic labor contract, UC considers cutting TAs, graduate student admissions
February 1, 2023 // The full financial cost of the labor settlements between UC and 48,000 academic workers who help power the vaunted teaching and research engine are still being tallied. But preliminary estimates have dealt a “financial shock to the system,” said Rosemarie Rae, UC Berkeley chief financial officer. The UC Office of the President estimates that the increased costs for salary, benefits and tuition across all 10 campuses will be between $500 million and $570 million over the life of the contracts. Individual campuses have come up with their own calculations: At UC Santa Barbara, for instance, the Academic Senate chair estimated that the cost of pay hikes alone could spiral to more than $53 million over three years.
UAW Members Pass Resolution, Call for Union-Wide Strike Authorization Vote
October 27, 2022 // Hundreds of student researchers, TAs, postdoctoral researchers and graduate students gathered to discuss issues regarding pay and working conditions. Multiple UAW groups were present at the meeting, including UAW 2865, UAW 5810 and SRU-UAW. The main proposals being presented by the UAW to the UCs are an increased minimum salary, free public transit passes, $2,000 a month in childcare reimbursements, year-long guaranteed job security, reimbursement of all visa fees for International Scholars, and accessible technology for disabled workers.