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Statement on the Appointment of Newest UC Regents

(OAKLAND, CA) – Yesterday, California Governor Jerry Brown appointed 4 new members to the University of California’s (UC) Board of Regents. Among Brown’s new appointments is Laphonza Butler, the President of the Service Employees’ International Union (SEIU) Local 2015, which represents 378,000 caregivers and nursing home workers. The following is a statement on the appointment of Butler from Kathryn Lybarger, President of AFSCME Local 3299, UC’s largest employee union....

August 7, 2018

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California colleges see surge in efforts to unionize adjunct faculty

A wave of union organizing at college campuses across California and the nation in recent months is being fueled by part-time faculty who are increasingly discontented over working conditions and a lack of job security....

January 3, 2015

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