Monthly Archives: January 2014

Welcome Back Bargaining Update – UC refuses to bargain over quality of education

Hello student-workers! Welcome back to school if you have been away. As you may know, your student-workers union has been in negotiations for a new contract and now that the university is back in session, we will continue bargaining. In this post please see an update on bargaining thus far and some ways you can get involved!

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You’re invited to the Executive Board Meeting, January 25th at UCI

The Executive Board of the UC Student Workers’ Union will meet Saturday, January 25th at 10am. We will meet in the Woods Cove room on the UC Irvine campus. All union members are invited to attend.

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2013 Reflection: a big year for our union

Dear Members,

Happy New Year! 2014 brings new energy to our continued struggle to win what we hope will be a historically powerful contract for academic student workers at the UC. But the fight is not over! As we gear up for another round of negotiations, let’s take a moment to look back on the groundwork we have laid so far.

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TAs struggle with low pay, large classes – The Aggie

TAs struggle with low pay, large classes
The Aggie
Teaching assistants (TAs) permeate the UC system. These graduate students are both pupils and employees of the UC who, according to United Automobile Workers (UAW) 2865, are facing high class sizes and low wages. The UC Student-Worker's Union 

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