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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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Please VOTE by Dec 18th: UC Student-Workers Union Initial Bargaining Goals Ratification

Dear unionists,

We are writing today to request your ratification of the 2018 Initial Bargaining Goals for upcoming contract negotiations with UC.

The stakes of this round of bargaining are higher than ever. In the context of the GOP tax bill, anti-immigrant legislation, and other attacks against public education and working people,

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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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