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Commentary: UCI’s patients, and workers, deserve better

Since the Affordable Care Act came online, 20 million more Americans have access to healthcare, including a million more...

October 15, 2016

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NewsOp-Ed

Commentary: UC bill about families, basic dignity (East Bay Times)

This is the time of year when hundreds of bills find their way to the governor's desk. Behind each is a story: the real life experiences...

September 1, 2016

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Union calls for reasonable reform at UC

As a widening scandal involving misuse of public funds and other ethical breaches by its top brass grips the University of California, The...

May 9, 2016

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MediaOp-Ed

UC paid hedge funds top dollar for paltry returns

Even after the tripling of in-state tuition, substantial cuts to student services, employee pension reform, the infusion of Proposition 30...

March 8, 2016

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UC and the new economic paradigm

At the heart of America's recurring problems with poverty, income inequality and race lies a major shift in how our economy is structured....

August 24, 2015

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Why UC’s new ‘minimum wage’ falls short

There is a difference between acknowledging that a problem exists and solving the problem. Case in point is the University of...

August 15, 2015

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Progress on the UC funding debate?

With state budget hearings upon us, where does the hostage crisis that began with UC regents threatening to hike student tuition by as much...

March 5, 2015

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NewsOp-Ed

UC outsourcing is bad for workers and campuses’ bottom line

When we hear about exploited workers, we often think of people working in other countries for pennies a day, in sweatshop...

November 4, 2014

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NewsOp-Ed

UC and CSU College safety: Money needed to catch up on deferred maintenance

When the University of California's largest union and its administrators settled a two year contract dispute this spring, each side pledged...

August 15, 2014

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Viewpoints: UC has a labor-relations problem

In Dwaine Duckett’s commentary “UC doesn’t deserve labor smear tactic” (Viewpoints, Jan. 28), he alleged that it was unreasonable...

January 31, 2014

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