Labor Relations

U-PASS Benefit

As part of several collective bargaining agreements for 2019 – 2021, the University is pleased to offer fully subsidized U-PASSES as a benefit to employees covered by these contracts. Classified non-union staff are also eligible for this benefit, which goes into effect on July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.

For information on using your new U-PASS, please see Transportation Services.

Employees eligible for subsidized U-PASS

Note: Last updated August 15, 2019. Additional employee groups may be added to the table if and when agreement is reached with their respective unions.

Employee Group Exceptions
SEIU 925 Not offered to those in “temporary” employee types
WFSE Not offered to those in “temporary” employee types
AFT Not offered to staff with a .33 or lower FTE
SEIU 1199NW Not offered to those in “temporary” employee types
WSNA Not offered to those in “temporary/per diem” employee types
UAW ASEs* Not offered to those who do not currently receive fee and tuition waivers
UAW Postdocs
Classified non-union employees Not offered to those in “temporary” employee types

*effective beginning June 24, 2019, the first day of Summer Quarter 2019

Teamsters 117 Police and WFSE Police Management declined the U-PASS benefit for 2019-2020.

Don’t see your union listed here? Labor Relations is in active discussions with our other union partners and the list above will be updated if agreement is reached to provide the subsidized U-PASS benefit to additional employee groups.

The following employee types are not currently under consideration for a subsidized U-PASS: Faculty, professional staff, temporary hourly staff, student hourlies, educators, librarians, ICA contract coaches, Hall Health Physicians, retirees, stipends.