Labor Relations Bargaining Updates

Please visit this page periodically for updates regarding the current negotiations between UTLA/TAS CBA which began in November 2023.

The TAS and SEIU bargaining teams met for negotiations on Monday, February 12, 2024. Preliminary discussion took place in the following items of the CBA: Article VI. Leaves, Article IX. Employment and Termination of Employment and Article XI. Union Rights and Security. Both teams are scheduled to meet next on Monday, February 26, 2024. 

The TAS and UTLA bargaining teams met for negotiations on Monday, February 5, 2024. Productive dialogue continued around Article III Work Year and Article XIV Health Benefits. Proposals were exchanged by both parties. Our next negotiation date is scheduled for Thursday, February 29, 2024.

The TAS and UTLA bargaining teams met for negotiations on Tuesday, January 30, 2024. Both teams exchanged proposals that included areas and topics under Article XII, Leaves, Article XIII, Compensation, and Article XIV, Health Benefits. Both TAS and UTLA had productive dialogue on terms of a competitive package proposal. Our next negotiation date is scheduled for February 5, 2024.

The TAS and UTLA bargaining teams met for negotiations on Monday, January 22, 2024. Both teams continued discussion on Article XIII, Compensation. UTLA presented one proposal on Article X: Retirement. Our next negotiation date is scheduled for January 30, 2024.

The TAS and UTLA bargaining teams met for negotiations on Thursday, January 11, 2024. UTLA presented proposals for Article XII: Leaves and Article III: Work Year. Our next negotiation date is scheduled for January 22, 2024.

The TAS and SEIU bargaining teams met for negotiations on Thursday, January 11, 2024. Both teams reviewed the status of the current Collective Bargaining Agreement, and reviewed the anticipated term for the current sunshine proposal. Future negotiation dates were scheduled for February 12 and February 26, 2024.

On Wednesday, January 3, 2024, the TAS and UTLA bargaining teams met for negotiations. TAS presented one comprehensive proposal that addressed items under Article XII Leaves and Article XIII, Salary. UTLA presented one proposal for Article XIII Compensation. Our next negotiation date is scheduled for January 11, 2024.

On Friday, December 8, 2023, the TAS and UTLA bargaining teams met for negotiations. UTLA presented two proposals; Article III: Work Year and a compensation-related proposal regarding a salary table and stipend proposal. Our next negotiation date is scheduled for January 3, 2024.

On Tuesday, November 28, 2023, the TAS and UTLA bargaining teams met for the first session of successor CBA negotiations. The teams discussed meeting ground rules, communication, and prior MOUs/side letters. UTLA reviewed all Sunshine Articles and presented two proposals on Article XIV: Benefits and Article XII: Leaves. TAS will provide updates in response to the information presented. The teams are scheduled to next meet on December 8. Subsequent meeting dates were scheduled for January 3, 11 and 22.

CEO Communications

On February 21, 2024, CEO Grace Lee Chang sent a letter to staff which can be accessed here.