‘The first step’: UC brings job stability proposal to bargaining session with UC union

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After nearly 18 months of bargaining, UC lecturers remain without a contract that UC Office of the President, or UCOP, spokesperson Stett Holbrook said is long overdue. With a focus on job stability, UCOP proposed a 1-1-2-2 plan.

During its Wednesday bargaining session with the University Council-American Federation of Teachers, or UC-AFT, a union that represents librarians and non-Senate faculty, the UC Office of the President put forth a proposal on job stability, which UC-AFT President Mia McIver deemed “the first step” toward negotiating a contract that UC lecturers will accept.
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