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Election 2017: Another message from Jelger Kalmijn


 

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Vote! UPTE Strong and United

Jelger Kalmijn, President
Steve Balke, Executive VP
Shanna Vela, Treasurer

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Critical bargaining and political challenges need experienced leadership working with new activists

Our Pay, Benefits and Job Security Are At Stake!

 

UPTE Strong and United

Opposition

Working Together For All Members

Experienced and new leaders fighting for all members

Inexperienced with vague plans that exclude many members

Bargaining

Won every UC, Skilled Trades and Community College contract

Never settled a contract

Organizing

Organized TX, RX, HX, Skilled Trades

Never organized new units

Representation

Arbitrations, Unfair Labor Practice Hearings

Never chief representative in hearing

Community Colleges

Record raises, doubled membership

No experience

DOE Labs

Bargaining and representing under NLRB

No experience

Legislative

 

 

-Stopped offshoring of UC jobs (AB848)
-Won job security for part-time faculty (SB1379)
-Federal legislative pressure for our contracts
-Initiated Reclaim CA Higher Education

Attended lobby days

Coalition

Kept UC Union Coalition together to win single pension in last contract

Attend UC Union coalition meetings

Training

-Designed and conducted bargaining, mobilizing, arbitration, organizing, new officer, unfair labor practice, legislative, steward, and more
-Established UPTE Academy

Steward, bargaining, health & safety, legislative

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