Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Reassurance or End Date? - Part 2

What the UC job guarantee until June 30 means is clarified below:

From the Daily CalAccording to the UC Office of the President, or UCOP, career staff and academic employees are both covered in the UC administration’s announcement from last week that there will not be layoffs during the COVID-19, or the coronavirus, pandemic through June 30.

According to Mia McIver, president of the University Council-American Federation of Teachers, or UC-AFT, the answers to frequently asked questions, or FAQs, that UCOP released help to clarify the specifics of what “career employees” encompassed. According to the answer to one of the FAQs, “career employees” refers to both career staff employees and academic employees who work half to full time and are expected to have the job for at least one year.
“Keeping staff employed with pay and health and welfare benefits during this period will allow UC employees to more effectively care for themselves and their families during unprecedented, challenging times,” said UCOP spokesperson Andrew Gordon in an email.
Gordon added that the commitment also applies to students, including academic student employees, graduate student researchers and students in staff positions...

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