Monthly Archives: January 2016

Upcoming 2016 Vacancy Election – February 24

Locals across UC campuses will hold vacancy elections on February 24, 2016.

The Statewide Executive Board will be holding elections to fill the following positions:


Sergeant at Arms

Individual campuses will hold elections for the Joint Council Position:

Head Steward

• 1 Head Stewards at Berkeley
• 3 Head Stewards at Davis
• 3 Head Stewards at Irvine
• 4 Head Stewards at Los Angeles
• 4 Head Stewards at San Diego
• 1 Head Steward at Santa Barbara
• 2 Head Stewards at Santa Cruz

Information regarding nomination is as follows:



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Posted in Elections

Letters of Support for UAW Local 2865 Following BDS Vote Nullification by UAW International Executive Board

Organizations and Individuals, locally, nationally, and abroad, have written letters of support to UAW Local 2865 in the face of the nullification of our December 2014 vote calling for BDS.



UAW Local 2322

UAW Local 4121

GSOC-UAW Local 2110

UAW Autoworkers Caravan Coalition

GEO/UAW 2322

Union Syndicale Solidaires,

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Letter to Turkish Ambassador in Support of Academic Freedom

The Joint Council of UAW 2865 has written a letter in support of academics and academic freedom in Turkey. Addressed to Ambassador Serdar Kılıç, in Washington, D.C., the letter addresses concerns that recent detainment of academics encourages a “climate of resentment of academics.” The letter calls on “the government of Turkey to end these attacks on academic freedom.”

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Posted in Current Campaigns, Resolutions, Solidarity
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Joint Council Signs Petition to Free Chinese Labor Activists

The UAW Local 2865 Joint Council joins over 170 organizations and 2500 individuals in signing a petition to free Chinese Labor Activists.

From the letter:

At least four labour activists remain in criminal detention following a recent crackdown on labour organisations.

From 3 –

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Executive Board Signs Letter: Support Central American Refugees

The UAW Local 2865 Executive Board has signed a letter in support of Central American refugees seeking asylum in the United States. Addressed to Jeh Johnson, Secretary of Homeland Security, and Loretta Lynch, Attorney General of the United States, the letter expresses concerns about the treatment of Central American refugees,

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Jan. Union Meetings

This weekend, the UAW 2865 will host a Statewide Membership meeting and Joint Council meeting at UC Riverside. All members are invited to attend:

Saturday, January 23, 11:00 am
Humanities 1500
Parking Available at Lot 1 (Directions & Map)
Followed by Joint Council at 1:30 pm

Also at Riverside this weekend,

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Posted in Meetings, Statewide Meetings