Wednesday, January 15, 2020
This means, the union maintained, that the university avoided paying contractually mandated tuition, fees and child care to these employees because they were just shy of the 10 hour per week minimum to qualify. The UAW said the university owes them back at least $5 million in tuition and fees. On Monday, an arbitrator in the case ruled in favor of the union, ordering the university to retroactively pay back tuition and fee reimbursement to all the affected TA’s and graduate student instructors, according to UAW. The ruling also effectively stops UC Berkeley from continuing this practice of denying tuition reimbursement...
Full story at https://www.mercurynews.com/2020/01/15/cal-tas-declare-victory-in-multi-million-grievance-fight/