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Orange: As many as 300 UC Health Workers, Students and community leaders are expected to picket and rally at UC Irvine Medical Center today to demand that UCI reverse its recently announced staffing cuts–cuts that have already eliminated as many as 175 jobs and led to reductions in work time for many others. Thursday’s protest comes as new data shows dramatic increases in demand from UCI patients, and marks the second major UCI Hospital protest in as many months–and the first since the layoffs took effect on November 7th.
UC Irvine Medical Center workers in Orange are still tense a week after the start of a massive layoff of 175 positions. Dr. Howard Federoff, CEO of UC Irvine Health, delivered a statement on the “Operational Transformation,” as the staff slash retooling is being deemed, promising town halls to address the decision. Medical center workers packed an auditorium on-site yesterday afternoon, ready to hear what the head honcho had to say.
LOS ANGELES – A potential strike by 13,000 workers at UC hospitals statewide has been averted, as marathon contract talks over the weekend produced a new tentative contract today.
Oakland: In marathon bargaining sessions this weekend, AFSCME 3299 represented UC Patient Care Technical Workers have reached a tentative contract agreement with the University of California.
This week’s planned ULP Strike at UC hospitals has been cancelled, and a ratification vote has been set for March 26-27.
UC spokesperson Dianne Klein said the settlement came after both sides “made significant compromises” and she described the agreement as “a fair and fiscally sustainable contract.” UC leaders hope the agreement ushers in a new era of cooperation with the union in the future, Klein added.
Union officials say a planned strike by thousands of University of California hospital workers has been averted after contract talks produced a deal.
The University of California announced it has reached tentative agreement with its largest union on Sunday morning, averting a five-day strike that would have occurred this week.
SAN DIEGO (CNS) – About 13,000 employees at University of California hospitals statewide — including UCSD Medical Center — will hit the picket line Monday to begin a five-day strike over allegations of unfair labor practices, although last-minute negotiations are planned Friday night in hopes of averting the walkout.
LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com) — About 13,000 University of California hospital workers voted to go on strike March 24, according to the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees.
With 97 percent approval in its Wednesday and Thursday strike authorization vote, the union representing about 13,000 patient care workers notified the university of its plan to hold a five-day strike from March 24 to 28.