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STRIKE WRAP UP: UC PATIENTS AND CALIFORNIA LEADERS STAND WITH UC HOSPITAL WORKERS

OAKLAND: The historic first-ever strike amongst UC Patient Care Technical Workers represented by AFSCME 3299 drew thousands of workers, their families, patients and elected leaders from across California to picket lines at UC Hospitals in Sacramento, San Francisco, Los Angeles, Irvine and San Diego....

May 23, 2013

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UC hospitals say despite strike, patients are safe [VIDEO link]

SACRAMENTO, Calif. —Thousands of workers at University of California medical centers began a two-day strike on Tuesday that prompted the postponement of dozens of surgeries amid reassurances that patients were safe. ...

May 23, 2013

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UC Davis Medical Center Says It’s Business As Usual Despite Strike [Video]

Todd Stenhouse interviewed UC Davis Medical Center administrators have canceled 500 surgeries and says they are prepared to handle care on an hour-by-hour basis....

May 23, 2013

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Students to strike in solidarity with workers

In preparation for a union strike that starts today, UCLA Housing Services has revised its dining schedule for two days. Students are also planning to participate in the strike out of solidarity for workers who are asking the University of California for higher pay....

May 22, 2013

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University of California Patient Care Workers Strike for Better Patient Care

LOS ANGELES – Thousands of University of California patient care workers went on strike today in five locations throughout the state, chanting: “What’s this about? Patient care!” and “All day, all night – safe staffing is our fight.”...

May 22, 2013

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UC Medical Center Strike Is On – Thousands of Hospital Workers Begin 2-Day Strike

The strike definitely includes the UC Med Centers here in San Diego, at both Hillcrest and La Jolla, where more than 2,000 workers stayed home today or walked picket lines. The striking workers include vocational nurses, respiratory therapists, pharmacy technicians, bus drivers and custodians. ...

May 22, 2013

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UC Medical Centers Strike Across California!

Five UC Medical Centers are on strike today and Wednesday after working months without a contract. The main issues are cutting workers hours and pay, run-away pay increases for upper management, and “safe staffing” issues regarding patient care....

May 22, 2013

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Thousands of UC Hospital Workers Stage Walkout [Video]

WESTWOOD, Calif. (KTLA) — Thousands of patient care workers began a two-day strike on Tuesday at University of California hospitals across the state.Some 12,000 employees were expected to walk off the job. Several thousand others could honor their picket lines....

May 22, 2013

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UC Medical Center Union Workers on Strike [Video]

Workers walked out after a judge approved the two day strike at the five largest University of California medical centers, including the centers in La Jolla and Hillcrest....

May 22, 2013

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UC hospital workers strike over contract dispute [Video]

The two-day strike is an effort by their union to reach an agreement after 11 months of negotiations with the hospital over issues concerning understaffing and other problems that may hinder patient care. ...

May 22, 2013

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