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University of California employees vote to authorize strike

For the second time in five years, the union representing thousands of University of California hospital workers is poised to strike....

May 8, 2013

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Union schedules strike vote for University of California workers

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees has scheduled a strike vote for the University of California hospital employees it represents. AFSCME Local 3299 said in a press release that it will hold the vote for three days starting April 30....

April 20, 2013

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Union calls for Legislature to investigate UC hospital system

A union deadlocked in contract talks with the University of California said Thursday that the system's medical facilities are understaffed, waste money and put patients' health in jeopardy....

March 12, 2013

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Jerry Brown criticizes UC for raising new chancellor’s pay

University of California regents drew criticism from Gov. Jerry Brown today as they hired Nicholas Dirks to be the next chancellor of UC Berkeley and agreed to pay him a salary $50,000 higher than outgoing chancellor Robert Birgeneau. ...

November 28, 2012

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Sac Bee Viewpoints: Raising the retirement age increases inequality

There's a lot of talk these days about raising the retirement age for younger workers. In Washington, Congress is considering further raising the eligibility age for Medicare and full Social Security benefits....

February 27, 2012

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