May 20, 2010

University of California Employees Affiliate With the Teamsters

Union's Strong Track Record the Decisive Factor

WASHINGTON, PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The International Brotherhood of Teamsters announced today that it has formally affiliated with the 14,000-strong Coalition of University Employees (CUE), making the University of California Union a chartered Teamster Local.

The agreement comes after the overwhelming majority – 81 percent – of voting members voted in favor of the affiliation. CUE represents 14,000 administrative and library assistants, cashiers, public safety dispatchers and many other clerical employees at 11 University of California campuses throughout the state.