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UC Bypasses Collective Bargaining, Outsourcing to Continue

(OAKLAND, CA) – – In an attempt to circumvent and subvert the collective bargaining process required by state law for the second time this year, the University of California (UC) announced imposed contract terms late Monday for more than 15,000 of UC’s Patient Care Technical workers. The announcement comes just days after AFSCME-represented UC workers announced their intention to vote on whether to strike....

October 2, 2018

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UC Labor Union Accuses University of Wage Theft

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 filed its second complaint against the University of California to the state’s Public Employment Relations Board on Feb. 12. In the charge, AFSCME Local 3299, the UC system’s largest labor union, cited the “abject” wage conditions experienced by the UC system’s subcontracted workers....

February 29, 2016

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Ryan Nelson: UC should release records to student-workers union

Californians don’t like to be left in the dark. Since the 1960s, the state legislature has passed a number of bills to help keep our public institutions accountable. Of those, the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act, or HEERA, gives University of California employees the right to collective bargaining, and subsequent legislation has given unions the right to gather information necessary to negotiate fairly....

October 11, 2013

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SFBG: Is David Crane just another Kochhead?

This week the Chronicle majorly attacked State Sen. Leland Yee, claiming Yee tried “to distort the words” of billionaire investment banker and UC Regent David Crane on collective bargaining....

March 10, 2011

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Beyond Chron: Yee Right, Chronicle Wrong about David Crane.

In its March 8 editorial, “State Sen. Leland Yee's attack on the truth,” the San Francisco Chronicle claims that “Yee, a San Francisco Democrat......

March 9, 2011

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Courting Labor, Yee Vows to ‘Toast’ UC Regent Appointee

Mayoral candidate holds rally to denounce regent who argued against collective bargaining for public employees...

March 4, 2011

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Senator Ted Lieu Joins Chorus Against Crane’s Regent Bid

Senator Ted W. Lieu (D-Torrance), Chair of the Labor and Industrial Relations Committee, today released the following statement regarding the confirmation of University of California Regent David Crane....

March 4, 2011

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Yee plans to block Crane’s UC Regents confirmation

Citing UC Regent David Crane’s op-ed in the Chronicle, in which Crane questioned if public sector workers should have collective bargaining rights, Sen. Leland Yee says he wants to stop Crane’s UC Regents confirmation and protect the vital services provided in our communities by public employees.”...

March 2, 2011

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