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STATEMENT: UC Workers React to DNC Decision to Change December Debate Venue

Oakland, CA -- As reported by the Huffington Post earlier today, the Democratic National Committee has announced that it will relocate its planned December 19th Presidential Debate away from UCLA....

November 6, 2019

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AFSCME Files Six New Unfair Labor Practice Complaints Against UC, Plans To Strike Nov. 13

Alleging contract violations and secret agreements, the University of California’s largest workers union filed six new unfair labor practice complaints against the university system on Nov. 1 with the California Public Employment Relations Board....

November 6, 2019

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DNC pulls debate from UCLA over labor dispute

Washington (CNN) The Democratic National Committee will no longer host its sixth debate at the University of California, Los Angeles, due to a labor dispute between the university and a local union, according to an email the DNC sent to the Democratic candidates....

November 6, 2019

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DNC Pulls Democratic Debate From UCLA Because Of Union Boycott

The Democratic National Committee says it will no longer hold the sixth presidential debate at the University of California, Los Angeles, choosing to side with a union that has imposed a boycott on the school over a labor dispute....

November 6, 2019

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RELEASE: UC Workers Will Strike November 13th Over New Charges of Illegal Outsourcing

(Oakland, CA)—AFSCME Local 3299, which represents more than 25,000 University of California Service and Patient Care Technical workers, notified UC Administrators today that its members will mount a statewide Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) Strike on November 13th....

November 1, 2019

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University of California breaks law and own policies by outsourcing thousands of jobs, union claims

Even after a state audit two years ago smacked the University of California for not fully following its own policy for outsourcing jobs, the statewide university system has been breaking state law as it secretly contracts out work at several of its campuses, the union representing thousands of UC employees claims in filings with state regulators....

November 1, 2019

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25,000 service and health care workers to strike at UC hospitals, campuses in November

More than 25,000 service and health care workers at the University of California will stage a one-day walkout on Nov. 13 over concerns about how their employer is outsourcing jobs that should be performed by union-represented workers....

November 1, 2019

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RELEASE: Outsourcing at University of California Has Increased by 52% Since 2016

(Oakland, CA)— According to documents filed with the State Legislature, the University of California has increased its spending on outsourcing of campus service and patient care jobs normally performed by university employees by as much as 52% since 2016.  This is nearly three times the rate of growth in direct university employment for similar jobs over the same period....

October 30, 2019

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Employee union files unfair labor practice complaints against UC

The University of California‘s largest employee union has filed six new unfair labor practice complaints against U.C. that allege the school is systematically and secretly outsourcing jobs to low wage contractors....

October 29, 2019

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RELEASE: SIX NEW ULP COMPLAINTS ALLEGE MORE ILLEGAL OUTSOURCING AT UC

(Oakland, CA)— The University of California’s largest employee union—AFSCME 3299—filed six new unfair labor practice complaints against UC, alleging violations of state law, the University’s internal wage and procurement policies, and its collective bargaining agreements in connection with its outsourcing of university jobs to lower wage contractors....

October 28, 2019

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