University of California confirms 4-year contract with Teamsters Local 2010
The Teamsters Local 2010 union hosts a rally at UCLA. The union just reached an agreement with the University of California to implement fairer wages and working conditions for administrative staff. (Megan Cai/Assistant Photo editor)
Oct. 25, 2022 9:59 p.m.
The University of California and the Teamsters Local 2010 union confirmed a four-year contract Monday.
Teamsters Local 2010 represents employees at higher education institutions in California in bargaining for better wages and working conditions, according to their website. More than 13,000 UC employees – such as clerical, skilled trade and administrative workers – are members of the union.
The UC has been in negotiations with Teamsters Local 2010 for months, and the union held rallies in March and May to advocate for better compensation.
The new contract will start July 1 and be in effect until March 21, 2026, according to a joint UC-Teamsters Local 2010 press release Monday. It includes pay increases totaling 15% over the four-year contract period, including a 6% increase in the first year and a $3,000 lump sum payment.
“The contract recognizes the vital role these employees play in UC’s delivery of world-class service to students, medical center and clinic patients, faculty, staff and the public at large, and their commitment and resilience over the past two and a half years throughout the COVID-19 pandemic,” the University said in the press release.