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FAQ About The April 10th ULP Strike

All UC employees have the right to strike under the law. Although UC attempts to claim AFSCME strikes are illegal, our legal team has successfully defended them at PERB. Retaliation from UC management against anyone for participating in the strike is strictly illegal....

April 3, 2019

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FAQ – For Members Required to Work During March 20th Strike

More FAQ's about the March 20th AFSCME Strike. This FAQ is exclusively for members required to work....

March 18, 2019

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FAQ About March 20 AFSCME Strike

For two years, AFSCME 3299 has been calling on the university to address the deep income, racial, and gender inequality throughout the UC system, driven by outsourcing jobs to contract companies. But we are not alone. The 15,000 technical, healthcare, and research professionals of UPTE-CWA 9119 have raised similar issues with UC, and the university has responded with the same disregard. UPTE’s research and technical workers have called a strike for March 20th, and AFSCME will join in solidarity...

March 8, 2019

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FAQ About October 23-25 AFSCME Strike

Our Bargaining Team has been negotiating in good faith with UC for a new contract covering Patient Care workers for over 20 months. Instead of negotiating real wage increases, benefit protections, job security, safe staffing and ending discrimination in the workplace, UC imposed its own terms: healthcare premium increases, flattening wages, a risky 401(k) and still more outsourcing of our jobs. This is not a contract and we won’t accept UC treating us as if we were 2nd class. Our bargaining team is calling for a PCT strike to fight for what we deserve, and just like we supported Service in their strike last May, Service is calling on all workers to join the strike in solidarity....

October 22, 2018

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We're Stronger When We Organize! Kathryn Lybarger, AFSCME Local 3299 President

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Presidential Candidate Julián Castro Joins Striking UC Workers in SF

(OAKLAND, CA) – As rare May showers drenched the state on Thursday, striking University of California workers put on a show of determination as they protested illegal outsourcing of middle-class jobs on campuses and medical centers across the state. In San Francisco, UC President Janet Napolitano’s fellow former Obama appointee, Julián Castro, joined the picket line to support UC workers at Mission Bay Medical Center—just shortly after 12 individuals were arrested for an act of civil disobedience during UC’s Board of Regents meeting, where they took issue with the University’s unfair labor practices. Three charges were filed against the University earlier this month....

May 16, 2019

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UC Workers Will Strike Over Illegal Outsourcing on May 16th

(OAKLAND, CA) – In three separate Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charges filed within the last week, the University of California’s largest employee union has demanded that UC cease its ever-widening efforts to replace career employees with low wage outsourcing companies....

May 6, 2019

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UC Faces Unfair Labor Practice Charges Over Plans to Outsource More Jobs

(OAKLAND, CA) – In three separate Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charges filed within the last week, the University of California’s largest employee union has demanded that UC cease its ever-widening efforts to replace career employees with low wage outsourcing companies....

May 2, 2019

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UC Workers Call for Speakers Boycott After Unfair Labor Practice Strike

(OAKLAND, CA) – Amid ongoing labor disputes over outsourcing, income inequality and alleged illegal labor practices, the University of California’s largest employee union announced today that it is calling for a boycott of University speaking engagements....

April 16, 2019

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