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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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Registered Nurses Say Patient Safety Sparks Today’s UCI Medical Center Rally

The rallies across California are aimed at drawing attention to the hospitals prioritizing profits over patient care, according to the the California Nurses Association/National Nurses United (CNA/NNU)....

October 12, 2017

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UCOP to reduce senior employee reimbursements following audit report

Senior University of California employees will receive fewer reimbursements for travel and no allowances for cars starting next week....

October 10, 2017

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UC San Diego’s $1.6 billion expansion just got bigger

UC San Diego’s $1.6 billion expansion will be even larger than the school announced earlier this year with the addition of a $25.7 million marine conservation building at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography....

October 10, 2017

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Chancellor to Address Key Step for UCSF’s Future at State of the University

UC San Francisco Chancellor Sam Hawgood, MBBS, will announce a significant step toward ensuring the future of UCSF during his annual State of the University address on October 27....

October 10, 2017

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Valet workers transferred from UCLA fear insourcing, loss of benefits

Edwin Cifuentes, a contracted valet worker at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center, said many valet workers who are being transferred away from UCLA are worried their new jobs will not offer them the same wages or benefits UCLA provided....

October 8, 2017

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Napolitano Can’t Have It Both Ways

On issues of concern to immigrants and our families, UC President Janet Napolitano is guilty of either serial hypocrisy or a troubling pattern of empty political grandstanding....

October 8, 2017

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