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RELEASE: “Students & Workers In, Executives Out”

(SAN FRANCISCO, CA) – Students and workers gathered outside UCSF’s Mission Bay Conference Center in protest of UC’s contracting out practices, rising education costs, and more during UC’s Board of Regents meeting Wednesday morning. The protest took place just two weeks after UC President Janet Napolitano testified before state lawmakers regarding her interference with an audit of her office that found $175 million in secret funds.

Oakland Carl’s Jr. Targeted By Protesters Who Oppose Labor Secretary Nominee Andrew Puzder

As you may have heard, among Donald Trump’s atrocious, government-despising cabinet nominees is Carl’s Jr./Hardee’s CEO Andrew Puzder, a man reportedly opposed to hikes in the minimum wage, and whose company has been implicated in retaliating against workers who tried to organize for better wages.

Protest held at Oakland Carl’s Jr. to denounce president’s labor nominee

OAKLAND (BCN)— Business at an Oakland Carl’s Jr. restaurant was disrupted for nearly an hour as dozens of protesters held a rally inside to denounce President Donald Trump’s nominee for U.S. Secretary of Labor, who is the fast food chain’s CEO.

Union rallies at UCI Medical Center over layoffs of health care workers

More than 250 marchers held signs reading “No layoffs” and chanted “Bring them back” even as the last of the 175 laid-off health care workers finished their final shifts last week.

UCLA skilled workers take to the Hill to protest unfair wages

About 150 union members chanted “We want a raise” and “Who does the work? We do the work” as they handed out yellow flyers to students and parents moving into the residential halls Friday morning.

UCLA workers call for employment priority at new Luskin Center

Union workers protested UCLA’s lack of transparency in hiring staff for the new Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center Thursday morning outside Covel Commons.

UCD protesters ask Napolitano to come to Mrak

On Monday, 32 days into their occupation of the fifth-floor reception area of Mrak Hall, protesters sent an open letter to University of California President Janet Napolitano, asking her to meet with them at UC Davis.

Student arrested, others cited at protest during event in Zellerbach Hall [Video]

Protesters took the stage during a campus event Wednesday evening held at Zellerbach Hall, resulting in one arrest and several other citations, according to UCPD spokesperson Sabrina Reich.

Editorial: UCLA must earn back trust with union following Luskin Center conflict

Protesters Thursday demanded the University of California employ union members at the almost-completed UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center, claiming UCLA promised to unionize the jobs, but have yet to formally agree.

Protesters demand UCLA agree to employ union members at Luskin Center

Workers and students protested Thursday against the UCLA Meyer and Renee Luskin Conference Center to demand a contract that would allow union employees to work at the new center.

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