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Dear President Napolitano: You recently commented in an interview with Politico that President Trump’s policy regarding asylum seekers at the U.S. border is a “misallocation” of resources. We write to demand that the University of California be consistent with that sentiment....

July 23, 2018

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Janus vs AFSCME

Janus vs AFSCME is a pending U.S. Supreme Court case pushed by corporations to attack public sector working people like us. It'll help UC push working people out of your union, which will hurt efforts to secure a fair contract that ensures safe working conditions, fair pay, affordable healthcare, and a secure retirement....

June 27, 2018

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LABOR BOARD & COURT RULED: UC WORKERS HAVE THE LEGAL RIGHT TO STRIKE!

PERB (Public Employment Relations Board) and the Court both agree with AFSCME on Patient Protection! We have been fighting to win a fair contract for safe staffing and a secure future. Instead of agreeing to a fair contract, UC chose to put profits before patients, students, and the front-line providers. Now PERB and the Court have agreed with AFSCME that virtually all service workers and patient care workers can go on strike while a limited number of essential employees will report to work to protect our patients....

May 5, 2018

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Student Workers: You have the right to strike

AFSCME members invite student workers to stand with us in solidarity. Despite management’s threats—student workers have the legal right to honor our strike and join the picket line in solidarity....

May 3, 2018

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

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UC protesters block traffic in Westwood making it a nightmare for commuters

(FOX 11) - On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Jr.’s assassination, hundreds of University of California workers, and students blocked traffic at the intersection of Wilshire and Westwood Boulevards in Westwood to protest what they say is a growing inequality at California's 3rd largest employer, the University of California....

April 4, 2018

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New Study Shows Racial And Gender Inequity At University Of California

A new study show that black women working at UC are being paid less than their white, male counterparts. Christin Ayers reports. (4/2/18)...

April 2, 2018

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How much less does UC pay female and black service workers than male and white workers?

After 23 years working at UC’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, first as a bus driver and now as a groundskeeper, Kathreen Bedford was dismayed to learn a white man hired a couple years ago with whom she works side-by-side whacking weeds already makes a higher wage than she does. ...

April 2, 2018

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Workers at some UC campuses say they don’t earn fair wages

In 2015, UC President Janet Napolitano announced with great fanfare that the University of California would become the first public university in the country to voluntarily set a $15 minimum wage....

October 22, 2017

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