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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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Posted in Current Campaigns


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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Posted in Current Campaigns


Response to UC Administration Emails Regarding GSR Unionization

Dear UC Student-Worker Union Member,

We recently wrote to you when Governor Brown signed SB 201 into law. This historic piece of legislation extends the definition of employee to graduate student researchers (GSRs), which enables GSRs/RAs to form a union and collectively bargain for their rights.

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Posted in Current Campaigns


SUCCESS! SB 201 signed into law!

After a dynamic, multi-year struggle led by student-workers, UC Research Assistants won the legal right to join our union and collectively determine their working conditions!   Just before midnight on Sunday, October 15, Governor Brown signed Senate Bill 201 into law. This bill,

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UC Opposes SB 201 (Skinner)

UC Opposes SB 201 (Skinner)

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Posted in Current Campaigns, RA Campaign, SB 201


UAW 2865 Statement in Solidarity with DACA Recipients and All Undocumented Peoples

September 25, 2017

On Tuesday September 5th Attorney General Jeff Sessions announced the termination of Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA). On behalf of the Trump administration, Sessions evoked white supremacist rhetoric and legal falsehoods that both further demonized the undocumented and immigrant communities and put at risk nearly 800,000 DACA recipients and their families.

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Posted in Anti Oppression Committee, Campus Units, Current Campaigns, Resolutions, Solidarity


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