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UC Workers Call for Speakers Boycott After Unfair Labor Practice Strike

(OAKLAND, CA) – Amid ongoing labor disputes over outsourcing, income inequality and alleged illegal labor practices, the University of California’s largest employee union announced today that it is calling for a boycott of University speaking engagements....

April 16, 2019

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UC Workers Call for Unfair Labor Practice Strike on April 10th

(OAKLAND, CA) – University of California Service and Patient Care workers represented by AFSCME Local 3299 announced today that they will strike on April 10th, in response to the University’s intimidation tactics, violence, and other interference with workers’ rights....

March 29, 2019

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UC comes to terms with AFSCME after nearly two years of negotiations

The University of California and its largest union finally reached the end of nearly two years of unusually long and difficult collective bargaining negotiations....

March 31, 2014

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Patient care workers ratify contract after nearly 2 years’ negotiating

After nearly two years of negotiations, university patient-care workers ratified a four-year contract with 99 percent approval in a vote Wednesday and Thursday....

March 30, 2014

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California Hospital Strike Averted By Contract Deal

"Our members are looking forward to ratifying this agreement, returning to work, and doing what they do best - caring for patients," Kathryn Lybarger, president of the local, said in a statement....

March 24, 2014

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UC, Union Reach Contract Deal To Avert Patient Care Workers Strike

On Sunday, the University of California reached a tentative contract agreement with the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 union, avoiding a planned five-day strike at UC hospitals, the Los Angeles Times' "L.A. Now" reports (Gordon, "L.A. Now," Los Angeles Times, 3/23)....

March 24, 2014

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University of California hospital strike averted with last-minute talks

A planned five-day strike by University of California hospital workers has been canceled, after a tentative labor agreement was reached during last-minute negotiations....

March 24, 2014

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UC Hospital Worker Strike Called Off

The five-day walkout, which would have involved as many as 13,000 workers, has been called off after weekend negotiations resulted in a new tentative contract....

March 24, 2014

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Strike averted as UC and patient care workers union reach tentative contract agreement

The University of California and the union representing its patient care workers came to a tentative contract agreement early Sunday morning, narrowly averting a five-day strike that was scheduled to begin Monday....

March 23, 2014

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Calif. board issues complaints by AFSCME against UC

A state board issued two complaints against the University of California on behalf of the UC’s largest union Wednesday, which will still proceed with a five-day strike at the UC’s medical centers next week despite recent developments in negotiations between the two parties....

March 20, 2014

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