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Finals Week Strike over Escalating Unfair Labor Practices

As you have probably heard, on Saturday, May 31st, if we have not resolved the escalating Unfair Labor Practices committed by UC management and administration, we will announce a ULP […]

Posted in Irvine, Uncategorized


Grade Strike to be Announced May 31

On May 31st, If we have not resolved our disputes over escalating Unfair Labor Practices committed by UC Management and Administration, our union will call announce a strike beginning on the Saturday […]

Posted in Irvine, Uncategorized


Damon Frick Fund

Damon Frick Fund Many of you may have heard the tragic news of Damon Frick, a UC Berkeley custodian, community member, and AFSCME member, who passed away last week due […]

Posted in Irvine, Uncategorized


“Graduate Students of the World, Unite!”

“Graduate Students of the World, Unite!” “The 12,000 instructors represented by Local 2865 are a crucial part of America’s academic workforce. They’re responsible for up to hundreds of students at […]

Posted in Bargaining, Irvine, Uncategorized


“Do not let blue skies and the proximity of the beach distract from the precarious conditions that many in our orbit, on campus and off, live.”

Last week, Dr. Jeanne Scheper, an Associate Professor at UC Irvine and former UAW 2865 steward, gave a brilliant speech on the picket lines in support of striking student workers. […]

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New U: UC Graduate Student Workers Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices

New U: UC Graduate Student Workers Strike Over Unfair Labor Practices “Undergraduate students came out to show solidarity to their graduate counterparts, aware of their educational stake in the improvement […]

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