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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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FAQ – October 23-25 AFSCME Strike

More FAQ's about the October 23-25 AFSCME Strike....

October 22, 2018

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General Dynamics Information Technology Contract Letter

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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Q&A ABOUT OUR RIGHT TO STRIKE

Q: Why is our AFSCME 3299 bargaining team calling for a strike vote?

Our Bargaining Team has been negotiating in good faith. UC still has yet to offer real wage increases, benefit protections, job security, safe staffing and ending discrimination in the workplace. Instead, UC wants us to take cuts. We have reached the final impasse in SX Bargaining. If UC continues to refuse to meet our core demands, we must be prepared to take all actions necessary to win, including striking. That’s why our bargaining team is calling for a strike vote to show UC that we are ready to fight for what we deserve. Patient Care workers are voting to join the lines with Service workers in solidarity; all UC workers deserve better....

April 13, 2018

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Membership Update: UC Admits Intentionally Understaffing Us!

PCT began its first session of bargaining on October 12th & 13th. Rallying behind were hundreds of service workers, students, CNA, and UPTE members all across the state chanting: “What do we want? CONTRACT! When do we want it? NOW!”...

October 16, 2017

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Membership Update 10/02/17

On August 7th, UC and our bargaining team declared an Impasse. Meaning, both parties were not able to reach an agreement and neither has additional movement to make at this time. When we reach impasse, we call on a neutral party to step in and help. We filed in early September, and PERB has responded in agreement....

October 2, 2017

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AFSCME 3299 to UC Regents: Insource NOW!

Last Wednesday, standing in solidarity with students and members of UPTE and CNA, we sent a clear message to the UC Regents meeting in San Diego. Chanting, “Whose University? Our University!” to close the public comment section of the meeting....

September 12, 2017

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