Monthly Archives: September 2012

UAW 2865 supports the Chicago Teachers!

The Chicago Teachers Union has gone on strike today, demanding smaller class sizes and fighting the corporate takeover of public education. You can read more about their strike at Labor Notes.

Our local is in solidarity with the CTU, as we are also public employees,

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UAW 2865 Resolution in support of CTU

UAW 2865 Resolution in support of CTU

adopted by the Executive Board of UAW 2865 on August 25th, 2012.

Whereas, members of UAW 2865, like members of the CTU, fight for high-quality public education in the face of rising class sizes, increased workload,

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Protect Research Assistant Rights and Stop Threats By UC Executives

Dear colleagues:

We are very excited that Governor Brown is considering whether to sign Senate Bill 259 that would protect the rights of Research Assistants at UC and allow us to choose to unionize.

Please take a moment to join thousands of us who have signed the following letter to UC President Yudof asking him to stop spreading misinformation about SB 259 and respect the rights of Research Assistants:

http://www.uaw2865.org/raunionrights

You can get more details on SB 259 by checking out the fact sheet from the office of State Senator Loni Hancock here: http://www.uaw2865.org/rarightfactsheet/

Please also feel free to forward this email to colleagues and friends through department and organizational lists.

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Fact Sheet on Senate Bill 259 from Senator Hancock

Check out the fact sheet from Senator Loni Hancock about how Senate Bill 259 will protect the rights of research assistants at UC:

SenatorHancockSB259FactSheet

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