Monthly Archives: February 2013

Vote on Bargaining Demands March 6 and 7

Dear Members:

As a reminder, we will be holding an election next Wednesday and Thursday, March 6-7th, to vote on the Bargaining Team’s initial contract demands for our upcoming negotiations with the University of California. You will be asked to approve or reject these demands. The demands will be available at polling places and you can read them here:

Finally,

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Posted in Bargaining, Current Campaigns, Elections


UC President Yudof responds to letter from UCSA and UCSWU-UAW presidents regarding SHIP

Dear Ms. Morales and Ms. Conley:

Thank you for your email of February 6 regarding the University of California Student Health Insurance Plan (UC SHIP). I share your concerns about the financial stability of UC SHIP and the availability of affordable health insurance for UC students.

I am committed to ensuring student involvement in discussions about options to continue providing affordable health coverage to students while addressing the plan deficit.

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Posted in Current Campaigns, Health Care


Leader Pelosi backs healthcare protests against UC Office of the President

Today, House Democratic Leader Nancy Pelosi — one of the nation’s top elected officials — joined our growing campaign against the UC Office of the President (UCOP) policies on student health insurance.  Pelosi and seven other Congressional leaders sent a letter to UC President Yudof calling for UC student health insurance to meet in 2013 the standards set by Obamacare for almost all other group healthcare plans.  

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Posted in Current Campaigns, Health Care


Student-Workers Union Takes Healthcare Fight to UCLA Management

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Posted in In the Press


Protesters rally against UC SHIP fee increases, march to Tang Center

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Posted in In the Press


UCLA students protest possible UC SHIP fee increases

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Posted in Current Campaigns, Health Care, In the Press


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