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City leaders decry alleged unfair firing of janitors from UCSF

City leaders voiced support Tuesday for UC San Francisco subcontracted janitors who were allegedly fired from the university after they tried to organize for higher wages and other benefits....

February 23, 2016

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UCSF medical workers join statewide work stoppage

About 13,000 patient-care workers at the University of California’s five medical centers, including a site in San Francisco, held a one-day strike Wednesday over allegations that the UC system has engaged in unfair labor practices....

November 21, 2013

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UC health workers authorize strike

Patient technical care workers throughout the University of California medical system voted to authorize a strike after months of failed labor negotiations....

May 8, 2013

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Op-Ed

Short staffing at UC hospitals is putting patients at risk

As patients, we expect our hospital rooms, beds and operating tables to be clean and sanitized. We expect medical equipment that works and sufficient numbers of patient-care staff to be available when we call for help. We expect facilities to be safe and secure. And we expect to be treated just as well as any other patient....

April 15, 2013

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UC San Francisco layoffs target of rally by union, officials

State and local officials are joining UC San Francisco Medical Center employees today for a rally to protest against the decision to cut nearly 300 positions....

April 4, 2013

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