Monthly Archives: September 2013

TOWARDS MEDIOCRITY: Administrative Mismanagement and the Decline of UC Education, What Can be Done to Address our Public Education Crisis?

See the PDF here.

Summary of Findings

• The quality of education in the UCs is in decline. Weaker graduate programs harm faculty research and undergraduate educational quality and access. Revitalized graduate programs are central to the revitalization of UC education.

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Posted in Current Campaigns


UC student workers’ union rally aims to win contract concessions – Daily Californian

UC student workers' union rally aims to win contract concessions
Daily Californian
UAW Local 2865 wants to keep protections for student workers that are already in place and win further concessions from the university. The rally largely focused on graduate student instructors. Supporters hoped to preserve current contract provisions

Posted in In the Press


AUW Negotiates with UC – New University Online

AUW Negotiates with UC
New University Online
UAW 2865, the Union that represents over 12,000 Academic Student Employees (ASEs) in the UC system, is currently in the process of renegotiating its contract, which is set to expire on September 30, with the University Office of the President (UCOP).

Posted in In the Press


UAW2865 Demands More All-Gender Restrooms at the University of California

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT), gender non-conforming and queer-identified students and workers face discrimination at the University of California every day due to the lack of a sufficient number of all-gender restrooms on every UC campus. People who vary in gender/sexuality—trans* people, trans-masculine and trans-feminine people, intersex people, two-spirit people,

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Posted in Anti Oppression Committee, Bargaining, Berkeley, Campus Units, Current Campaigns, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz


Welcome Back!

Students and workers at the bargaining table at UCI. It struck me that its been awhile since we put anything on the blog, so I thought I would give you […]

Posted in Irvine, Uncategorized


Berkeley student government considers ‘no confidence’ vote on Janet Napolitano – Washington Times

Berkeley student government considers 'no confidence' vote on Janet Napolitano
Washington Times
The UAW Local 2865, a UC student workers union, has called for a retraction of Ms. Napolitano's appointment. “We call for a president devoted to rebuilding our capacity for teaching, research, and learning — not a specialist in cyber surveillance, law 

Posted in In the Press


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