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Editorial: UC insults public with its process of picking leader

The University of California Board of Regents did not have a good week demonstrating it is attuned to concerns over transparency and taxpayer accountability. ...

July 22, 2013

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Opposition rises to Janet Napolitano as next UC president

Objection is mounting to the nomination of Janet Napolitano as the next University of California president, with students and immigration activists planning to protest against her at Thursday's meeting of the governing Board of Regents in San Francisco....

July 18, 2013

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University of California, AFSCME contract talks deadlocked

Despite more than a year of bargaining, a two-day strike and union accusations that its medical facilities are understaffed and poorly managed, the University of California's contract talks for its 15,000 hospital workers remain deadlocked....

July 17, 2013

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Rapid Response: Janet Napolitano is new UC president

Department of Homeland Security Secretary Janet Napolitano announced Friday that she will leave the federal government to become president of the University of California system....

July 15, 2013

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Change in UCLA M.B.A. program prompts privatization concerns

Concerns over privatization regularly flare up as the University of California system attempts to grow with limited state support. It is happening again, as UCLA's nationally-recognized M.B.A. program moves to a self-supported funding model....

June 28, 2013

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Judge allows most UC patient care workers to strike

A judge today barred a limited number of critical care employees from walking off the job, but nearly 13,000 patient care workers are due to go on a two-day strike tomorrow at the UC Davis Medical Center and four other University of California hospitals....

May 20, 2013

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Editorial: UC must resolve wide pay gap at heart of dispute

Thirteen thousand patient-care technical workers plan a two-day strike of the five UC Medical Centers – Davis, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Irvine and San Diego – starting Tuesday. The labor contract expired last September and negotiations have broken down, primarily over changes to the UC retirement plan....

May 19, 2013

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Hospitals cancel elective surgeries ahead of strike

Sacramento's UC Davis Medical Center and four other large University of California hospitals have begun canceling elective surgeries because of a two-day strike planned by some workers next week....

May 18, 2013

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AM Alert: UC regents meet in Sacramento

Yesterday, Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and his proposal to overhaul K-12 funding dominated the conversation in Sacramento. Today, higher education gets its turn, with the University of California Board of Regents convening at the Sacramento Convention Center for a two-day meeting....

May 15, 2013

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Police arrest 13 union protesters at UC regents meeting

University of California police arrested 13 people this morning who staged a noisy but orderly protest during the governing board of regents' meeting at the Sacramento Convention Center....

May 15, 2013

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