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Press Releases

UC Workers Call for 3 Day Strike, May 7th-9th

(OAKLAND, CA) – Today, AFSCME Local 3299, which represents over 25,000 Service and Patient Care Technical workers at the University of California issued a ten-day notice of their intention to engage in a three-day strike from May 7th to 9th. The announcement comes after over a year of stalled contract negotiations and new research that revealed increasingly unequal treatment of low-wage women and people of color working at the University....

April 26, 2018

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Op-Ed

Inequality is rampant on UC campuses

For generations, Californians have led efforts to address economic and social inequality in America. In Congress and the courts, we've fought to close the gap between rich and poor, white and black and men and women. ...

April 4, 2018

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News

New Study Shows Racial And Gender Inequity At University Of California

A new study show that black women working at UC are being paid less than their white, male counterparts. Christin Ayers reports. (4/2/18)...

April 2, 2018

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News

How much less does UC pay female and black service workers than male and white workers?

After 23 years working at UC’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, first as a bus driver and now as a groundskeeper, Kathreen Bedford was dismayed to learn a white man hired a couple years ago with whom she works side-by-side whacking weeds already makes a higher wage than she does. ...

April 2, 2018

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Press Releases

New Study Reveals Growing Income, Racial and Gender Disparities at UC

(OAKLAND, CA) – An analysis of previously unreleased employment data at the University of California reveals growing income inequality, persistent patterns of racial and gender hierarchy, and steep declines in African American employment within the university’s workforce. ...

April 2, 2018

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