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VICTORY: New UC Hastings Members Ratify First Contract by 98%

Congratulations- we did it! Newest 3299 members at UC Hastings ratify first union contract!...

January 23, 2012

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Actions Push UC to Honor Contracts & More

After nearly a year of actions on campuses across the state, pushing the UC Regents and exercising our political power in Sacramento, AFSCME 3299 members forced UC not only to honor our contracts but also won more improvements....

September 22, 2011

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Thousands of AFSCME 3299 Members Fight Back Against UC’s Cuts!

From UC Davis to UC San Diego, 3299 members took to the street to tell UC no cuts to our families, our students or our patients!...

May 12, 2011

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Thousands of AFSCME members have said they will fight to stop UC’s planned pension benefit cuts, especially lower benefits for new workers (two-tier) and cuts to our retiree healthcare benefits. According to the survey, more than 77% are willing to do whatever it takes to protect retirement with dignity....

May 2, 2011

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Take Two Actions To Fight For A Secure Retirement

On April 26 show that you support secure, affordable retirement for all workers! April 26 is the first day of bargaining on pension contributions. We pay 2% now and UC wants 1.5% this year and 1.5% next year (total of 5% by July 2012). Wearing a sticker shows that we are united...

April 25, 2011

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Picket Draws over 1,500 throughout UC system!

Over 1,500 workers and supporters rallied throughout the state on March 16 to demand that UC executives stop trying to balance the budget on the backs of students, patients, and workers....

March 21, 2011

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Don’t Let UC become the next Wisconsin!

The Wisconsin governor Scott Walker proposed legislation that would take away workers’ right to collective bargaining and slash worker pay and benefits. At the same time, Walker issued tax cuts that benefit the rich. Let’s stop UC executives from doing the same here! ...

March 16, 2011

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UC proposes pay cuts for pension

UC has officially proposed a 3% pay cut for 2011 and 2012. This is part of a larger plan to cut back benefits that the UC Regents have approved for non-union workers in their December 13 meeting....

December 16, 2010

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Healthcare Negotiations Update

UC has proposed major healthcare premium increases for employees on HealthNet. Under UC’s proposal, some employees would see a $1,900 increase in their annual premiums....

November 18, 2010

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Pension Bulletin: Wages and Pensions Under Attack!

C President Yudof’s Task force has just released a plan to make big cuts to our wages and benefits. The report tries to scare workers by saying that if workers don’t take these cuts, the pension is in trouble. The pension will be fine if UC pays its fair share as it did in the past....

September 7, 2010

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