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University of California breaks law and own policies by outsourcing thousands of jobs, union claims

Even after a state audit two years ago smacked the University of California for not fully following its own policy for outsourcing jobs, the statewide university system has been breaking state law as it secretly contracts out work at several of its campuses, the union representing thousands of UC employees claims in filings with state regulators....

November 1, 2019

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25,000 service and health care workers to strike at UC hospitals, campuses in November

More than 25,000 service and health care workers at the University of California will stage a one-day walkout on Nov. 13 over concerns about how their employer is outsourcing jobs that should be performed by union-represented workers....

November 1, 2019

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More than 25,000 UC employees prepare to strike Nov. 13

More than 25,000 University of California service and patient care technical workers plan to stage a statewide unfair labor practices strike Nov. 13 to protest the school outsourcing jobs to lower-paid workers....

November 1, 2019

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AFSCME Local 3299 files complaints against UC system

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, or AFSCME Local 3299 — the UC system’s largest employee union — has filed six new complaints against the UC system....

October 30, 2019

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Employee union files unfair labor practice complaints against UC

The University of California‘s largest employee union has filed six new unfair labor practice complaints against U.C. that allege the school is systematically and secretly outsourcing jobs to low wage contractors....

October 29, 2019

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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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