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 will also be eligible for this benefit, which goes into effect on July 1, 2019 through June 30, 2021.

Transportation Services is currently working to update their process to ensure eligible employees receive their fully subsidized U-PASS this July. Information will be posted here, on the U-PASS website and shared with the unions as soon as it finalized.

Employees eligible for subsidized U-PASS
for July 2019 – June 2021

Note: Last updated May 22, 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 Research/Hall Health RNs Not offered to those in “temporary” employee types
WSNA Not offered to those in “temporary” employee types
UAW ASEs* Not offered to those who do not currently receive fee and tuition waivers
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.