ABM Tag Archive


Students Rally For Replaced UCLA Valet Workers at Regents Meeting

Around 80 students and workers from several UC campuses staged an action last Wednesday during the public comment portion of this September’s UC Regents meeting, protesting against what they claim has been the mistreatment of hospital valet workers at UCLA’s Ronald Reagan Hospital....

September 18, 2017

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AFSCME 3299 to UC Regents: Insource NOW!

Last Wednesday, standing in solidarity with students and members of UPTE and CNA, we sent a clear message to the UC Regents meeting in San Diego. Chanting, “Whose University? Our University!” to close the public comment section of the meeting....

September 12, 2017

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Submission: UCLA disregards low wage workers, fails to enforce labor policies

I am one of more than 80 mostly full-time valet workers at the Ronald Reagan UCLA Medical Center. We work for ABM, a contractor that provides contract services to the University of California. We are often the first and last people to interact with UCLA hospital patients and their families....

August 20, 2017

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Press Releases

RELEASE: Insourcing Agreement Brings End to Speaker’s Boycott at UC Berkeley

Oakland: More than six weeks after a speaker’s boycott was called by the University of California’s largest employee union, AFSCME 3299, UC Berkeley agreed on Friday to offer nearly 100 of its subcontracted custodians and Parking Attendants direct employment with the university within the next 30 days. As a result, the Speaker’s boycott has been lifted, and a planned April 1st picket at a planned Clinton Global Initiative University event on the Berkeley campus has been cancelled....

March 22, 2016

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MediaPress Releases

RELEASE: President Clinton other leaders asked to honor Speaker’s Boycott at UC Berkeley

Berkeley: The University of California’s largest employee union—AFSCME Local 3299 today called for a “Speaker’s Boycott” at UC Berkeley for the duration of the spring semester, or until UC Berkeley commits to bring nearly 100 subcontracted campus custodians and parking attendants (employed by UC Contractors Performance First, ABM, and Laz Parking) in-house, and hires them as direct UC employees....

February 4, 2016

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