University Professional and Technical Employees, CWA 9119 ("UPTE"), is the union of technical and professional employees at the University of California. They represent over 15,000 UC workers.  UPTE also represents part time faculty at College of the Sequoias, Butte College and Mount San Jacinto College.  Total count of workers represented is over 16,000 workers.

Link to UPTE-CWA 9119 website:  upte.org 



Sr. Pharmacists in the IT unit were denied on-call pay for assigned time outside of working hours. UPTE members named in the group grievance will be receiving a total of approximately 380K in back on call pay.

PDF icon Arbitrator's Decision dated 8/14/19

Arbitrator's Remedy Decision dated 12/13/19

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