Monthly Archives: September 2013

Statement of Solidarity with CUNY Students Attacked and Arrested in Peaceful Protests against David Petraeus

As student-workers at the University of California, we are outraged at the violent and unprovoked actions by the NYPD against CUNY students peacefully protesting the appointment of war criminal David Petraeus as a lecturer at the Macaulay Honors College on September 18. We stand in solidarity with our fellow students and workers from CUNY who,

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Posted in Anti Oppression Committee, In the Press, Solidarity


Upcoming Events: Monthly Membership Meeting and Union Pub Night

Thanks to the labor of some of our dedicated activists we were able to do a significant amount of outreach to new and old members. An informed and mobilized network […]

Posted in Irvine, Uncategorized


After Janet Napolitano’s hiring, UC system’s secret process criticized – Los Angeles Times

After Janet Napolitano's hiring, UC system's secret process criticized
Los Angeles Times
"We want to see a transparent UC, where the people who are paid out of student tuition money are accountable," Caroline McKusick, a leader of UAW 2865, which represents teaching assistants and other student employees in UC, told The Times. McKusick 

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Posted in In the Press


Napolitano choice fuels criticism over UC system’s selection process – Los Angeles Times

Napolitano choice fuels criticism over UC system's selection process
Los Angeles Times
"We want to see a transparent UC, where the people who are paid out of student tuition money are accountable," said Caroline McKusick, a leader of UAW 2865, which represents teaching assistants and other student employees in UC. McKusick said that 

Posted in In the Press


Statement of Support for CUNY Anti-Militarization Protestors

Yesterday, six CUNY students were brutally arrested for protesting the militarization of the University through the appointment of ex-General David Petraeus as a lecturer there. Their allies have released the following statement:

Statement of Support to CUNY students attacked and arrested in peaceful protests against ex-Gen. David Petraeus:

On September 18,

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Posted in Current Campaigns


Call for Volunteers: Orientations

As we mentioned in our last blog post, orientations are starting this week. This is a critical time of the year to sign up new members, educate student workers on […]

Posted in Irvine, Uncategorized


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