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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:


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Posted in Bargaining, Current Campaigns, Solidarity

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

Bargaining Update #8: Some Progress, but UC Falling Short on Diversity

“One of the reasons I came to UCI was its commitment to diversity. When I came here, I felt very happy and supported, but now, somehow, that support has vanished.”

—Selena Lucent, UCI student-parent facing eviction from campus housing

June 18-19, 2018, IRVINE,

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Posted in Bargaining, Irvine, Solidarity, UCforALL

Bargaining Update #7: “Title IX will never not be broken.”

Bargaining Session 7 – UC Riverside: June 6 & 7

Title IX will never not be broken. There is no guarantee. Slowing down the grievance process until the Title IX investigation has been completed is an unreasonable ask of student workers.

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Posted in Bargaining, Current Campaigns, Riverside, Solidarity, UCforALL

Bargaining Update #6: UC Admin to Student-Workers: “Let’s be honest: you are not underpaid for the work you do.”

Santa Cruz – May 31, 2018–This is what the UC admin thinks of our work — a direct quotation from UC Office of the President Chief Negotiator at today’s bargaining session at UC-Santa Cruz. For months, union members have testified about low wages, high rents, and skyrocketing costs of living.

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Posted in Bargaining, Current Campaigns, Meetings, Santa Cruz, Solidarity, UCforALL