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UC Patient Care Workers Announce Strike Vote

Having negotiated for ten months, including more than three months of post-impasse proceedings, AFSCME 3299 has announced that 13,000 Patient Care Technical Workers within the University of California’s $6.9 billion Medical System will be holding a strike vote April 30th-May 2nd....

April 18, 2013

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Yee, Avalos, Mar & Other Leaders To Join UC Workers at Thursday Protest of UCSF Layoffs

San Francisco: On Thursday, April 4th, State Senator Leland Yee, Supervisor John Avalos and Supervisor Eric Mar will join labor leaders, patients, and hospital workers to highlight growing concerns about the UC Medical system and to protest the recent elimination of 300 jobs at UCSF Medical Center. The protest will take place at UCSF’s Parnassus Campus....

April 3, 2013

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After Whistleblowers Expose Short Staffing, UCSF Medical Center Initiates Layoffs

San Francisco: Last week, UCSF Medical Center---the University of California’s second most profitable hospital---began the process of cutting 300 jobs through a combination of layoffs, transfers and elimination of currently unfilled positions. UCSFMC’s workforce reductions come in the wake of a damning new whistleblower report from UC Patient Care Technical Workers, alleging that chronic understaffing and other problems at UC Hospitals are undermining patient care....

March 25, 2013

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New Whistleblower Report Says UC Short-Changing Patient Care at Medical Centers

Oakland: Today, UC Patient Care Technical workers released a blistering whistleblower report on the management of the University of Californiaís five Medical Centers and the impact of recently implemented cost cutting strategies on both patients and front line providers....

March 7, 2013

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UC Front Line Staff Plans Thursday Protests of Executive Pay and Golden Handshakes

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 30, 2013 CONTACT: Liz Perlman, (510) 316-4772, lperlman@afscme3299.org -- Heather Carroll-Fisher, (415) 601-7721, hcarrollfisher@afscme3299.org

UC Front Line Staff Plans Thursday Protests of Executive Pay and Golden Handshakes

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February 21, 2013

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SCA 22 Support Letter

Dear Senator Rubio: I am writing to register UC Employees Union – AFSCME Local 3299’s support for Senate Constitutional Amendment 22, authored by you, which simply puts into law a policy the University of California (UC) already has, which is to cap out-of-state student enrollment at UC to no more than 10%. ...

May 24, 2012

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