Monthly Archives: February 2018

UC Student-Workers Union stands in solidarity with the Graduate Employees @ at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

The UC Student-Workers Union has sent the following letter of solidarity to our fellow grad workers in the Graduate Employees’ Organization (GEO) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. GEO went on strike yesterday (Monday, Feb. 26th), after the UIUC administration failed to meet demands crucial to student well-being and the preservation of education quality at UIUC.

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Sign this petition and attend bargaining to help win a UC For All!

This Wednesday, February 28th, UC student-workers and representatives of the UC Administration will meet in our union’s statewide office in Berkeley to begin contract negotiations. We are very excited to present our groundbreaking “UC for all” bargaining goals, which call for higher wages and full fee remission for student-workers,

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We are appalled. UC Police Assault AFSCME Demonstrator

Yesterday, AFSCME 3299 worker David Cole was assaulted by a campus police officer while peacefully demonstrating with fellow workers at UC Berkeley (a video of the assault is available here). Cole, a 51-year-old African American cook in Berkeley’s dining services, was injured when police put him in a chokehold,

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