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UC Workers Will Strike Over Illegal Outsourcing on May 16th

(OAKLAND, CA) – Citing repeated violations of California law in the University of California’s efforts to outsource thousands of frontline jobs, the UC’s Service and Patient Care workers have notified University administrators of their intention to mount a single-day Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) strike on May 16th....

May 6, 2019

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UC Faces Unfair Labor Practice Charges Over Plans to Outsource More Jobs

(OAKLAND, CA) – In three separate Unfair Labor Practice (ULP) charges filed within the last week, the University of California’s largest employee union has demanded that UC cease its ever-widening efforts to replace career employees with low wage outsourcing companies....

May 2, 2019

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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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Senator Bernie Sanders to Join Striking UC Workers on March 20th

(OAKLAND, CA) – As UPTE-CWA 9119 announced that its Research and Technical workers would go on strike next Wednesday over growing levels of income inequality at the University of California, U.S. Senator and 2020 Presidential candidate Bernie Sanders announced his intention to join striking workers on the picket line at UCLA....

March 15, 2019

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AFSCME Responds to UC Decision to Implement Terms

(OAKLAND, CA) – In an attempt to circumvent and subvert the collective bargaining process required by state law, the University of California announced on Friday imposed terms on more than 9,000 of its lowest wage Service workers....

April 24, 2018

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Know Your Rights Under An Expired Contract!

After our contract expires—a period called “status quo”—virtually all provisions of our contract remain in effect, with three main exceptions: We are not bound by the No Strikes provisions. UC does not maintain the same Management Rights detailed in the contract. We do not have the same access to the Arbitration Procedure. WHEN DO OUR …...

August 3, 2017

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Building Community Through Theatre

When the members of UCI’s latino drama collective, Brown Bag Theatre Company set out to create a new project for the new school year, they looked to the strike and saw an opportunity to tell the stories of an often forgotten latino community on campus....

April 26, 2015

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UC Meets Workers Union Demands, Form New Deal

The University of California reached a tentative agreement with the largest UC workers union — American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 — following a nearly two-year-long labor dispute over UC worker wages and pension benefits....

March 6, 2014

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UC Settles Negotiations with AFSCME

After over a year of negotiations and a strike that shut down the campus last November, the 3299 branch of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) union and the UC have reached a tentative four-year deal....

March 6, 2014

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