Monthly Archives: November 2017

UC Student-Workers Rally at #GradTaxWalkout

Today thousands of UC student-workers and allies rallied across our campuses to demand that Congress stop the GOP tax bill and that the UC administration reverse tuition hikes and expand financial support for student-workers. Tax the rich, not the research!

 

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UC Student-Workers Rally Against GOP Tax Plan Attacks on Higher Education

Union Members Call on UC Administration to Confront GOP Plan by Reversing Tuition Hikes and Expanding Financial Support for Graduate Students
Press Contacts: Emily Yen, President of UC Student – Workers Union (UAW 2865), Graduate Student in Sociology at UCLA,

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Contact Napolitano and State Reps to Oppose the Regressive GOP Tax Plan

As you may be aware, U.S. House Republicans have proposed a bill that would regressively overhaul U.S. tax code, which includes changes that would dramatically impact students and student-workers throughout higher education.[1]

In addition to many other concerning changes, including tax breaks for the wealthy,

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Inviting All Unionists to Statewide Bargaining Convention, Nov. 18 at UC Santa Barbara

What: UC Student Workers’ Union Statewide Bargaining Convention

When: Saturday, November 18, 9am-4pm

Where: UC Santa Barbara campus, GSA Lounge (map)

How: RSVP by November 8 here (we’ll organize your travel,

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Response to UC Administration Emails Regarding GSR Unionization

Dear UC Student-Worker Union Member,

We recently wrote to you when Governor Brown signed SB 201 into law. This historic piece of legislation extends the definition of employee to graduate student researchers (GSRs), which enables GSRs/RAs to form a union and collectively bargain for their rights.

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