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UC Workers Vote to Authorize Another Potential Strike

(OAKLAND, CA) – With labor negotiations at the University of California deadlocked and UC moving to bypass collective bargaining by unilaterally imposing employment terms on its frontline employees, UC’s Patient Care Technical workers voted to authorize a strike this week with 96% support. The vote comes just a few months after UC’s Service workers staged a 3-day walkout in May over growing income, racial, and gender disparities within the University’s workforce—which prompted 53,000 University workers to join the strike in solidarity....

October 11, 2018

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UC Bypasses Collective Bargaining, Outsourcing to Continue

(OAKLAND, CA) – – In an attempt to circumvent and subvert the collective bargaining process required by state law for the second time this year, the University of California (UC) announced imposed contract terms late Monday for more than 15,000 of UC’s Patient Care Technical workers. The announcement comes just days after AFSCME-represented UC workers announced their intention to vote on whether to strike....

October 2, 2018

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UC Workers Call for Strike Vote

Inequality & Outsourcing Spur Continued Unrest at University of California

(OAKLAND, CA) – Stalled labor negotiations between the University of California and its largest employee union, AFSCME Local 3299, reached a boiling point at Wednesday’s UC Board of Regents meeting when union leaders publicly announced that their members will be voting on whether to go on strike for the second time this year....

September 26, 2018

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AFSCME 3299 Members Authorize Strike and Sympathy Strike at UC with 96% Support

Oakland: After three days of voting, the University of California’s 8300 Service Workers have voted to authorize a strike and its more than 13,000 Patient Care Technical Workers have voted to authorize a sympathy strike with 96% support....

February 14, 2014

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UCLA students rally in support of higher wages for UC service workers

Students rallied inside the Hill’s dining halls on Wednesday evening to show their support for unionized University of California service workers who are currently voting on whether or not to strike in response to stalled contract negotiations....

February 13, 2014

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Service and patient-care workers union, UC negotiate through strike authorization vote

The University of California and the union that represents its service and patient-care workers negotiated into the night Wednesday as the second day of the union’s strike authorization vote came to an end. Although the offers of the two groups came closer to an agreement during weekend bargaining, the results of the strike authorization vote — which come out Friday morning — could throw a wrench into these negotiations....

February 12, 2014

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“UC Didn’t Move At All On The Core Issues Involved”: Service Workers Begin Strike Authorization Vote

About 8,300 service workers at University of California campuses across the state began voting today on whether to authorize a strike over wages and staffing issues....

February 12, 2014

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Accusations Fly Amid Continuing Labor Dispute in the UCs

The University of California Office of the President has been accused of making illegal threats to workers of the union that represents the service workers within the University of California system....

February 11, 2014

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Union Pushes For Higher Staffing, Wages

In light of disagreements over bargaining rights, the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 is planning to hold a strike authorization vote from Feb. 11 to 13....

February 11, 2014

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UC Unlawfully Threatens AFSCME 3299

OAKLAND — In a bargaining offer emailed from the University of California to American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299’s Patient Care Technical Unit on Feb. 3, UC unlawfully threatened to rescind their proposals and deduct unspecified costs from future offers if AFSCME 3299 proceeds with its planned strike authorization vote Feb. 11 through 13....

February 10, 2014

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