Tag Archives: Benefits

Important Information on Proposed UC Pension & Retirement Changes

Hello SBFA Members, Below are some informational links regarding informational updates on the changes to UC pension and retirement funds as proposed by the UC Regents-appointed task force. The Pension Taskforce Napolitano appointed to come up with options has now reported. Here is a link to the full “Retirement Options Task Force Report to the President.” The Chair and Vice-Chair of the system wide Senate have also produced a guide to reviewing the recommendations of the Taskforce. That guide can be found here. These are Read More +

UC Care: SBFA Letter to Janet Napolitano

January 21, 2015 Janet Napolitano President, University of California Dear President Napolitano: As you are well aware, when health insurance provider Blue Shield of California terminated its contract with the Sutter Health network earlier this month, thousands of UC employees were shocked to see that such a drastic change in their benefits would be legal and dismayed that their health care could be put at risk without a robust reaction from UCOP. Many will have to scramble for new doctors, new medical facilities, or pay Read More +

UC Care – Letter from the SBFA Board

November 4, 2014 To the UCSB Community: With the 2015 open enrollment month now upon us, it is clear that those in the UC Office of the President who designed and/or administer UC Care and other health insurance options have once again failed to address the manifest inequities and problems that the transition to UC Care has generated for those of us who work at UC Santa Barbara. System-wide, UC faculty and staff have all faced network problems and cost increases as a consequence of Read More +