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UC Workers Call for Strike Vote After Protests End with Arrests

(LOS ANGELES, CA) – Eighteen students, workers, and community leaders were arrested on Wednesday during protests of widening income, racial, and gender inequality within UC's workforce. The protests came as workers represented by AFSCME Local 3299, UC's largest employee union, called for a strike vote in their stalled negotiations for a new contract that they hope will bring a renewed degree of fairness in their jobs....

April 5, 2018

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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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