About Us

University Professional and Technical Employees, CWA 9119, is the exclusive representative union for healthcare, research, and technical professional employees throughout the University of California system. Over 12,000 UC employees are represented statewide by UPTE in the Healthcare (HX), Research (RX), and Technical (TX) contracts, with over 3,000 of those employees at UCSF. UPTE Local 7 San Francisco members work in approximately 100 different jobs, from Case Managers, Clinical Lab Scientists, Child Life Specialists, Clinical Social Workers, Dietitians, Medical Interpreters, Pharmacists, Physician Assistants, Physical Therapists and beyond in the HX unit, to Clinical Research Coordinators and Staff Research Associates in the RX unit, to Animal Technicians, Business Technology Support Analysts, Lab Assistants, Lifeguards, Systems Administrators, and beyond in the TX unit.  
UPTE Local 7 members work all over San Francisco from the UCSF sites of Mission Bay, Mission Center, Mount Zion, and Parnassus, to San Francisco General Hospital, to 982 Mission, to a laboratory at Hunter’s Point, and beyond. We have members working at UCSF-affiliated sites in other locations, including Oakland, Richmond, and Fresno.  
We invite you to join us. For more information, please call us at 415-753-8783, or email Maureen Flaherman at mflaherman@upte-cwa.org.
For any workplace concerns, representational matters, or questions about terms and conditions of employment as per our contracts, you may also reach us at upteuc.sf@upte-cwa.org or UPTE Local 7 President Matias Campos at campos.m@verizon.net or at 201-424-0940.