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UC Student-Workers Union (UAW 2865) Full-Time Organizer Job Description

The UC Student-Workers Union, UAW 2865, is a dynamic, member-driven labor union representing over 16,000 Academic Student Employees (ASEs) – Teaching Assistants, Readers, Graders, Tutors, and others – at the 9 teaching campuses of the University of California. The UC Student-Workers Union is currently hiring full-time organizers (including a potential lead organizer,

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Posted in Berkeley, Campus Units, Davis, Irvine, Jobs, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz


UAW Local 2865 – Cybersecurity Guide

Zeke Trautenberg, head steward at UCLA, has prepared a cybersecurity guide—how to protect yourself and your online communications today.

Full guide below, and also handily downloadable as a PDF

1) Web Browsers

For browsing on your desktop, use Firefox.

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Posted in Los Angeles, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, 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


UAW2865 Demands More All-Gender Restrooms at the University of California

Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender (LGBT), gender non-conforming and queer-identified students and workers face discrimination at the University of California every day due to the lack of a sufficient number of all-gender restrooms on every UC campus. People who vary in gender/sexuality—trans* people, trans-masculine and trans-feminine people, intersex people, two-spirit people,

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Posted in Anti Oppression Committee, Bargaining, Berkeley, Campus Units, Current Campaigns, Davis, Irvine, Los Angeles, Merced, Riverside, San Diego, Santa Barbara, Santa Cruz


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