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AFSCME to UC: Stop Outsourcing Jobs to ICE Collaborators

(OAKLAND, CA) – The University of California’s (UC) largest employee union, AFSCME Local 3299, recently called for UC to stop outsourcing jobs and other services to private contractors who are working with Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) to implement President Trump’s “zero tolerance” and family separation policies....

August 13, 2018

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General Dynamics Information Technology Contract Letter

Dear President Napolitano: You recently commented in an interview with Politico that President Trump’s policy regarding asylum seekers at the U.S. border is a “misallocation” of resources. We write to demand that the University of California be consistent with that sentiment....

July 23, 2018

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Workers at some UC campuses say they don’t earn fair wages

In 2015, UC President Janet Napolitano announced with great fanfare that the University of California would become the first public university in the country to voluntarily set a $15 minimum wage....

October 22, 2017

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Napolitano Can’t Have It Both Ways

On issues of concern to immigrants and our families, UC President Janet Napolitano is guilty of either serial hypocrisy or a troubling pattern of empty political grandstanding....

October 8, 2017

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Why UC President Napolitano deserved this unusual rebuke

The still-stunning decision by University of California President Janet Napolitano to interfere with a state audit — by removing and weakening criticism of her office’s performance from individual UC campuses — has gotten the harsh rebuke it deserves....

October 6, 2017

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New law bans interfering with a state audit, after UC tampering

Anyone who knowingly interferes with the duties of California’s independent state auditor will be fined up to $5,000 under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Jerry Brown. ...

October 2, 2017

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Is Janet Napolitano Deepening Economic Inequality at University of California?

When University of California, Berkeley neuroscience postdoc Lydia Majure sat down for contract talks with administrators last spring as a member of United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 5810, which represents 6,000 university postdocs, she had an extremely personal stake in the matter....

June 1, 2017

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Audit: University Of California Hid $175M In Secret Fund

University of California administrators hid $175 million from the public, its governing board and lawmakers in a secret reserve fund even as the UC raised tuition and asked the state for more funding, the state auditor said in a scathing report released Tuesday....

April 25, 2017

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State audit criticizes UC administration for misleading budget practices

The University of California Office of the President has misleading budgeting practices, which resulted in accumulating a surplus of $175 million it did not disclose, according to a state audit released Tuesday....

April 25, 2017

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Bob Dunning: Redactions or not, Katehi saga is clear

“University of California President Janet Napolitano on Tuesday announced the formation of an advisory committee of university faculty, staff, students, alumni and foundation representatives to help in the international search for a new chancellor to lead UC Davis,” the story begins....

September 18, 2016

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