Member Benefits & Resources
UPTE Retirees' Association
seful Labor Related Links
CWA (Communications Workers of America)
AFL-CIO (American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations):
umbrella organization of the American Labor Movement.
AFCSME (American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees):
represents service workers and patient care technical employees.
CNA (California Nurses Association):
represents clerical and allied service workers at the University of California.
UC-AFT (University Council-American Federation of Teachers):
represents faculty and librarians.
UAW (United Auto Workers):
representing graduate student employees.
offers news and information about the American Labor Movement.
Work in Progress:
weekly email bulletin with updates on union campaigns and issues throughout the U.S.
Useful Representation Related Links
UC Benefits Home Page
Personnel Policies for Staff Members
Labor contracts for other UC unions
EEOC (U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission)
FEHA (Fair Employment and Housing Act)
HEERA (Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act):
state law that defines the relationship between the University, its employees and their unions. Many of the University's personnel policies refer to HEERA and it is the basis of all of the union contracts.
(Public Employee Relations Board): governs UC employment practices, and the State of California's
OSHA (The Occupational Safety and Health Administration):
includes a wealth of information about workplace safety as well as the addresses of the
OSHA offices in California
where you can file complaints or ask for assistance.
American Arbitration Association
: especially useful is the
National Rules for the Resolution of Employment Dispute.
US Department of Labor
: provides information on
The Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA)
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA)
Workers Independent News
California Employment and Law Blog
AFL-CIO News Blog
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