Monthly Archives: May 2012

UCSHIP/Anthem denying cancer treatment for PhD student at Davis

Dear UAW 2865 members,

Please sign this petition urging UCOP to make UCSHIP/Anthem reverse their decision to deny proper cancer treatment to Isabel Call, a UCD grad student.

Isabel Call is a 28-year-old PhD student at UC Davis who, like many UC students, has student health care insurance through Anthem Blue Cross.

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Solidarity with the Quebec Student Strike

The Quebec student strike against an increase in tuition fees and for free education is a crucial battle against the austerity agenda and for accessible, quality post-secondary education. This is the longest student strike in Quebec history. It remains strong in the face of the Charest government’s refusal to negotiate and university/CEGEP administration efforts to use injunctions and threats to force students back to school.

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Posted in Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions


May 2012 Meeting of the Executive Board

Report from the Executive Board: May 2012

As the academic year winds down, the Executive Board took time this month to discuss and share updates on the major campaigns our local is currently engaging in: the fight to defend public education and our recent action at the UC Regents meeting,

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Posted in Events, Meetings, Statewide Meetings


Workload Survey 2012

Workload Grid

You can download this Workload Grid to track your hours to help you can enforce your rights against overwork.

Our contract contains strong workload protections for Academic Student Employees (ASEs). Too much work for ASEs is not just a problem for the workers but for our students as well — ASE working conditions are student learning conditions.

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Help Promote Social and Economic Justice in the Global Apparel Industry

The fruit of over a decade of organizing with the Fedotrazonas union in the Dominican Republic and campus communities in the US with United Students Against Sweatshops — a struggle in which many past and present members of UAW 2865 have participated,Alta Gracia is a groundbreaking apparel company that works with independent labor rights watchdog,

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Posted in Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions


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