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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 hospital workers stage 1-day strike

LOS ANGELES (AP) — University of California hospital employees picketed Wednesday at medical centers across the state in response to what union leaders called intimidation and harassment from management against workers who took part in a two-day walkout in May....

November 20, 2013

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Strike looming, UC hospitals delay procedures

UC San Diego Health System has rescheduled hundreds of elective surgeries in preparation for a strike Wednesday. The one-day strike is threatened by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, which represents more than 21,000 technical and service workers at University of California medical facilities statewide....

November 18, 2013

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Legislature Responds to Critical UC Report

The state's five University of California medical centers -- California's fourth-largest health care delivery system -- are confronting what one state senator calls the most-pressing problem in the age of health reform: a health care provider deficit combined with capacity shortfalls....

July 16, 2013

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Lawmakers want audit of some UC medical centers

The Joint Legislative Audit Committee has voted to launch an audit of finances and staffing levels at University of California medical centers in Los Angeles and San Francisco. Requested by committee chair Assemblyman Adam Gray, the audit was approved by a unanimous, bipartisan vote June 5....

June 11, 2013

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State legislators approve audit of UC medical centers

California lawmakers voted Wednesday to approve an audit of revenue and staffing levels at two UC medical centers, raising concerns about the UC system’s readiness for the implementation of the Affordable Care Act....

June 10, 2013

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UC Medical Centers Face New Scrutiny from State Lawmakers

Sacramento: In separate hearings at the State Capitol yesterday, the Joint Legislative Audit Committee voted overwhelmingly to launch an audit of UC Medical Center Finances and Staffing Levels, and the State Senate Health Committee held an inquiry into the UC Medical System’s readiness for implementation of the Affordable Care Act next year....

June 6, 2013

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Patients Are A Virtue

Let us explain the UC patient care workers. Many of these patient care workers were asking for better care for the patients they were serving at the hospitals and health care centers where they are currently employed. One UCSF patient care worker, a registered respiratory care practioner, argued for her patients’ rights to get access to all forms of therapy they need whenever they could....

May 28, 2013

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2-day worker walkout ends at UC hospitals

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A two-day strike by hospital workers ended on Thursday, with both sides claiming victory even though there was no resolution to a contract dispute involving staffing and pensions....

May 24, 2013

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University California strike (5/21-5/23) Videos

Plenty of video coverage of the strike from various news organizations. To view them, click the source link. Source: TV Eyes...

May 23, 2013

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