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Support the National Prison Strike

Dear Member,

In January, our union’s leadership voted to endorse a national prison labor strike.  Now, the Oakland Local of the Incarcerated Workers Organizing Committee (IWOC) has requested that we stand in solidarity with another Prison Strike set to take place from August 21 through September 9.  

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Posted in Current Campaigns, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, Solidarity


Ratification Vote reminder and position statements

As we hope you are aware, we currently have a vote underway on whether or not to ratify a Tentative Agreement that our bargaining team has reached with UCOP for our next contract. You can see the details of the agreement here.

A majority of the Bargaining Team voted to reach Tentative Agreement on this offer and to send it to membership for a vote.

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Posted in Current Campaigns


Ratification Straw Poll Results – August 17, 2018

Thank you to all the members statewide who participated in our Union’s straw poll on the UC administration’s final offer in contract negotiations. The majority of members statewide have communicated that they want the Bargaining Team to put UC’s final offer to a ratification vote. The results of the straw poll are the following:

Campus
Yes,

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Posted in Bargaining, Current Campaigns, Solidarity


Notice of Contract Ratification Vote

Dear Member,

The Bargaining Team recently met to discuss next steps given member feedback in the straw poll, which indicated that the majority of over 2,000 participants want the bargaining team to put UC’s last, best, and final offer to a ratification vote. With a majority, but not unanimous,

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Posted in Current Campaigns


REMINDER: VOTE NOW – Straw Poll on UC’s Last, Best, and Final Offer

Dear Member,

Our union is nearing contract expiration, and with an offer from UC on the table, your elected bargaining team wants to hear from you about next steps! Yesterday we sent out an email with a straw poll so you can weigh in on whether you feel ready for a contract ratification vote on management’s “last,

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Posted in Bargaining, UCforALL


Bargaining Update – More Progress, Contract Extended Until August 24!

Oakland, CA – June 30

Over the course of the past 14 hours, we’ve witnessed significant progress as our bargaining team engaged in productive conversations with management on several topics, including Sexual Violence and Harassment, Immigrant Workers’ Rights and Union Rights and Access. We are still fighting for a #UCforALL.

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Posted in Bargaining, Current Campaigns, Solidarity, UCforALL


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