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UC protesters block traffic in Westwood making it a nightmare for commuters

(FOX 11) - On the 50th anniversary of Dr. Martin Luther King’s Jr.’s assassination, hundreds of University of California workers, and students blocked traffic at the intersection of Wilshire and Westwood Boulevards in Westwood to protest what they say is a growing inequality at California's 3rd largest employer, the University of California....

April 4, 2018

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How much less does UC pay female and black service workers than male and white workers?

After 23 years working at UC’s Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory, first as a bus driver and now as a groundskeeper, Kathreen Bedford was dismayed to learn a white man hired a couple years ago with whom she works side-by-side whacking weeds already makes a higher wage than she does. ...

April 2, 2018

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New Study Reveals Growing Income, Racial and Gender Disparities at UC

(OAKLAND, CA) – An analysis of previously unreleased employment data at the University of California reveals growing income inequality, persistent patterns of racial and gender hierarchy, and steep declines in African American employment within the university’s workforce. ...

April 2, 2018

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