Monthly Archives: October 2016

Resolution in Support of the “Caravana Against the Repression in Mexico”


Union Resolution in Support of the “Caravana Against the Repression in Mexico”  (Caravana Contra la Represión en Mexico) 2016

WHEREAS the Committee of the Caravana Against the Repression in Mexico 2016[1] is organizing national tour of a delegation of 8 social and political activists in Mexico representing a variety of key struggles,

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Posted in Resolutions, Solidarity

Call on AFL-CIO to Rescind Support for Pipeline


We, UAW Local 2865 and individual members of other education worker unions, recognize the authority of the Standing Rock Lakota Nation in calling for an immediate and permanent end to the construction of the Dakota Access Pipeline. We further call upon the American Federation of Labor and Congress of Industrial Organizations (AFL-CIO) to rescind its support of the Dakota Access Pipeline construction,

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UAW 2865 is Hiring a Project Manager!

UAW 2865 is hiring a project manager to work between 10-15 hours a week, starting as soon as possible, and finishing no later than May, 2017.

UAW 2865 is embarking on an exciting new project to improve our data systems and enhance our organizing capacity.

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Posted in Updates

To Alameda County Board of Supervisors: Stop Urban Shield

Dear Alameda County Board of Supervisors,

UAW 2865, the union of University of California teaching assistants and other student-workers, is writing you today to express our deep concerns about the controversial Urban Shield training and weapons expo held in Alameda County. We have learned that funding proposals to the Bay Area Urban Areas Security Initiative will be due on October 14.  

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Posted in Resolutions, Solidarity, Updates

UCLA Student Workers Guaranteed Compensation When Working as Substitute Instructors

For years TAs, Tutors, and Readers who substitute their fellow student workers and professors while they are on leave have been under-compensated or not compensated at all for their work. In the past, departments have routinely requested that student workers “volunteer” to substitute for their fellow workers and professors on short and long-term leaves,

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Posted in Los Angeles, Solidarity, Updates