Fighting As One

LOS ANGELES — Waving “Respect!” signs and chanting “We’re fired up, won’t take it no more,” thousands of AFSCME delegates rallied in MacArthur Park with their California sisters and brothers, calling attention to the fight for public service employees here and across America....

June 21, 2012

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Thousands attend labor rally in MacArthur Park

More than 4,000 people attended a Wednesday afternoon rally in MacArthur Park put on by a national public services employees union....

June 20, 2012

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MediaPoliticsPress Releases

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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Capitol ReportPolitics

Capitol Report – Week of October 10, 2011

SACRAMENTO— Gov. Jerry Brown signed Senate Bill 857 which protects workers who are forced to go on strike. In 2008, Local 3299 went on strike to win one of the strongest contracts in UC’s history....

October 10, 2011

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Capitol ReportPolitics

Capitol Report – Week of September 12, 2011

SACRAMENTO — State lawmakers are calling on the University of California to comply with the 2011 State Budget Act which mandates the University of California pay scheduled raises to thousands of low-wage service workers who struggle to make ends....

September 12, 2011

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Legislators & Community Leaders: End Poverty Wages at UC!

Legislators & Community Leaders: End Poverty Wages at UC! Letters of support sent to UC President, Mark Yudof...

July 17, 2008

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New Law Shines Light on UC: Regents Now Required to Have Open Meetings on Employee Compensation

After being shut out of employee compensation and pension discussions for years, UC Union Coalition members successfully moved Governor Schwarzenegger and the Legislature to support more transparency at UC....

October 16, 2007

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Bargaining ArchivesMediaNewsPoliticsReports

East Bay Express: Parsky’s Party

The UC regent whose pension fund overhaul may have cost the university billions is now in a position to play with even more of the public's money....

May 9, 2007

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