Monthly Archives: September 2011

Report from the Executive Board, Sept 24 2011

On Saturday, September 24th, the Executive Board held its monthly meeting at UC San Diego. We were happy to be joined by a number of campus leadership and rank-and-file members from San Diego at that meeting. Following is a report, members are welcome to email recording@uaw2865.org for a copy of the full minutes.

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Executive Board Decisions made by Phone and Email, 8/1-9/23/2011

UAW 2865 Executive Board Decisions Made by Email & Conference Call
August 1 – 20, 2011

Conference Call Decisions

Call, 8/18/2011

  • Orientation Materials: Order 2,000 of current button design, 250 red and black t-shirts,

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Fall 2011 Actions and Events For Public Education

In a recent discussion of the Joint Council of our local, we decided to step up as a union in the campaigns to defend public education and against austerity in the State of California. We are doing this organizing through cross-sectoral work in our campus as well as statewide, building coalitions with the other UC unions,

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Educational Materials on Public Education

UC Berkeley members of our union have produced a flyer on the privatization of the UC system.

Please email us with any questions or suggestions at uaw2865@uaw2865.org

The flyer text is below:

UAW Local 2865 presents: Privatization: A Very Short Introduction
What We’ve Accomplished…

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Public Education Bills and Initiatives We Support

One part of our work as a union in defending and expanding public education is to support different bills and initiatives at the local and State level. We support initiatives that are aimed at raising revenue through progressive taxation for public services, increasing the accountability and transparency of public institutions,

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Public Education

Our local represents over 12,000 academic student employees in the University of California.  We stand in solidarity with our two sister locals that also represent public education workers in the state: UAW 5810 that represents 6,000 postdoctoral researchers at the UC and UAW 4123 that represents over 6,000 academic student employees in the California State University system.

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