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Lawmakers and Community Leaders Voice Support, UC Workers Enter 3rd Day of Strike

(OAKLAND, CA) – Yesterday, lawmakers and community leaders joined the picket lines at the University of California’s 5 major medical centers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Irvine, and Sacramento in support of the University’s striking patient care workers. The over 15,000 hospital workers—joined by 9,000 service workers and 15,000 technical workers—have been on strike since Tuesday over concerns of the University’s practice of outsourcing jobs to private firms that pay lower wages, provide fewer benefits, and expose workers to a higher risk of labor abuse like wage theft....

October 25, 2018

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Thousands More to Join Strike at UC Medical Centers

(OAKLAND, CA) – Over 9,000 Service workers from the University of California’s 10 campuses will be consolidating picket lines by joining over 15,000 striking Patient Care Technical workers in front of UC’s 5 major medical centers in Los Angeles, San Francisco, San Diego, Davis, and Irvine on Wednesday. Roughly 15,000 of UC’s technical workers represented by UPTE-CWA will also be joining picket lines again, accompanied by striking hotel workers represented by UNITE HERE in San Francisco and San Diego. ...

October 24, 2018

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UC Workers Begin 3-Day Strike, Oct. 23rd-25th

(OAKLAND, CA) – Tomorrow, Patient Care Technical workers represented by the University of California’s largest employee union, AFSCME Local 3299, will begin a 3-day strike to protest alarming patterns of inequality that they say is driven by the University’s practice of outsourcing jobs to contract companies that pay workers less and offer little to no benefits. ...

October 22, 2018

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