UC-AFT, UCOP contract negotiations move toward potential impasse

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The University Council-American Federation of Teachers and the UC Office of the President made little progress on lecturer contract negotiations this week as they approach a potential impasse.

The University Council-American Federation of Teachers, or UC-AFT, and the UC Office of the President, or UCOP, made little progress on lecturer contract negotiations this week as they approach a potential impasse, according to Kendra Levine, UC-AFT Unit 17 chair and research librarian.
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UC librarians reject contract extension, propose higher salaries

After more than 16 months of preparation and six months at the bargaining table, UC librarians are still in bargaining negotiations with the UC system. In a press release from Oct. 9, a union representing the librarians rejected the UC’s request to extend their current contract, which expired Oct. 1.
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