even though your pay stub may show a "fair share" contribution to UPTE if you are in a
unit covered by an UPTE contract, you are not a member of UPTE unless you have filled out and sent in a
member application. Being a member entitles you to participate fully in your union, including voting in
elections and for contract ratifications.
- Monthly updates on the status of raises, benefits and other working conditions.
- UPTE's newsletter, the “UPDATE,” with information about our union's activities.
- Voting on your contracts and having a voice in Sacramento.
- Eligibility for a wide range of “union privilege” benefits, such as low-cost credit cards and