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UC Santa Cruz Skilled Trade Workers Will Go On Strike Today

Santa Cruz, CA-- After more than two years of bargaining, as many as 49 carpenters, plumbers, electricians, HVAC Technicians and other skilled craft workers who maintain nearly 600 buildings at UC Santa Cruz will go on strike today over substandard pay and staffing levels. Known as the K7 unit, the workers are represented by UC’s largest employee union, AFSCME Local 3299 and have not had a pay raise in nearly three years....

January 6, 2020

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STATEMENT: AFSCME 3299 Reacts to New UC Outsourcing Policy

Oakland, CA -- One day after the union representing 26,000 University of California Service and Patient Care workers mounted a statewide Unfair Labor Practice Strike over allegations of illegal outsourcing of UC jobs to low wage contractors, the UC Board of Regents today adopted a new system wide policy promising to insource more contract workers, provide them equal pay with UC employees performing similar jobs and to “generally prohibit” outsourcing....

November 14, 2019

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STATEMENT: UC Workers React to DNC Decision to Change December Debate Venue

Oakland, CA -- As reported by the Huffington Post earlier today, the Democratic National Committee has announced that it will relocate its planned December 19th Presidential Debate away from UCLA....

November 6, 2019

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AFSCME Files Six New Unfair Labor Practice Complaints Against UC, Plans To Strike Nov. 13

Alleging contract violations and secret agreements, the University of California’s largest workers union filed six new unfair labor practice complaints against the university system on Nov. 1 with the California Public Employment Relations Board....

November 6, 2019

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DNC pulls debate from UCLA over labor dispute

Washington (CNN) The Democratic National Committee will no longer host its sixth debate at the University of California, Los Angeles, due to a labor dispute between the university and a local union, according to an email the DNC sent to the Democratic candidates....

November 6, 2019

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DNC Pulls Democratic Debate From UCLA Because Of Union Boycott

The Democratic National Committee says it will no longer hold the sixth presidential debate at the University of California, Los Angeles, choosing to side with a union that has imposed a boycott on the school over a labor dispute....

November 6, 2019

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University of California breaks law and own policies by outsourcing thousands of jobs, union claims

Even after a state audit two years ago smacked the University of California for not fully following its own policy for outsourcing jobs, the statewide university system has been breaking state law as it secretly contracts out work at several of its campuses, the union representing thousands of UC employees claims in filings with state regulators....

November 1, 2019

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25,000 service and health care workers to strike at UC hospitals, campuses in November

More than 25,000 service and health care workers at the University of California will stage a one-day walkout on Nov. 13 over concerns about how their employer is outsourcing jobs that should be performed by union-represented workers....

November 1, 2019

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More than 25,000 UC employees prepare to strike Nov. 13

More than 25,000 University of California service and patient care technical workers plan to stage a statewide unfair labor practices strike Nov. 13 to protest the school outsourcing jobs to lower-paid workers....

November 1, 2019

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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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