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UC medical centers could see two-day strike

Five University of California medical centers could be impacted by a two-day strike next week. Last week 13,000 technical workers for the centers voted overwhelmingly in favor of giving the AFSCME bargaining committee the authority to call a strike....

May 16, 2013

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AM Alert: UC regents meet in Sacramento

Yesterday, Gov. Jerry Brown's budget and his proposal to overhaul K-12 funding dominated the conversation in Sacramento. Today, higher education gets its turn, with the University of California Board of Regents convening at the Sacramento Convention Center for a two-day meeting....

May 15, 2013

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UC medical workers call for higher pay, more staffing

SAN DIEGO — Unionized workers at UC San Diego Medical center and four other UC medical centers statewide will stage midday rallies today to protest proposed changes in pension plans and demand higher pay and increased staffing. ...

May 15, 2013

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Protesters arrested at UC Regents meeting

SACRAMENTO -- Thirteen people involved in a contract dispute involving UC medical centers were arrested and cited with unlawful assembly Wednesday after disrupting a UC Regents meeting in Sacramento....

May 15, 2013

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Legal Action Taken by UC To Prevent Hospital Picketing

The University of California released a statement last Friday calling for a restraining order against major trade union American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees in response to the union’s plan to hold strikes at all UC medical centers May 21 to 22....

May 15, 2013

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WITH UC STRIKE LOOMING, AFSCME DETAILS PATIENT PROTECTION PLAN

Oakland: With a May 21st Strike amongst 13,000 University of California Patient Care Technical Workers looming next week, AFSCME 3299 today announced a series of protective measures that the union has taken to ensure that emergent medical needs amongst UC patients will be met. In doing so, they also announced that top UC Administrators declined an invitation to participate in this contingency planning process, which was initiated by AFSCME 3299, back in March....

May 15, 2013

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UC Patient Care Workers Call Two Day Strike, May 21st-22nd

Oakland: Moments ago, the nearly 13,000 UC Patient Care Technical Workers (EX Unit) represented by AFSCME Local 3299 issued a ten day notice to UC’s Office of the President of their intention to engage in a two day strike, May 21st-22nd. These workers will be joined on the picket lines by UC hospital service workers (SX Unit), who will engage in a sympathy strike....

May 15, 2013

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University Of California Healthcare Workers Threaten Strike

California — Nearly 13,000 healthcare workers at University of California medical centers are threatening to go on a two-day strike next week. Workers and the UC system are at loggerheads over a new contract. The previous one expired last year. ...

May 14, 2013

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Patient Care Workers Announce Strike

Nearly 13,000 UC Patient Care Technical Employees of the EX Unit issued a 10-day notice to the UC Office of the President on Friday, announcing intentions to begin a two-day strike at all five UC medical centers on May 21....

May 13, 2013

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UC Patient Care Workers Call Two Day Strike, May 21st-22nd

Oakland: Moments ago, the nearly 13,000 UC Patient Care Technical Workers (EX Unit) represented by AFSCME Local 3299 issued a ten day notice to UC’s Office of the President of their intention to engage in a two day strike, May 21st-22nd. These workers will be joined on the picket lines by UC hospital service workers (SX Unit), who will engage in a sympathy strike....

May 10, 2013

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