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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

Joint Statement from UC Student-Workers Union and Palestinian Youth Movement:

We Condemn the Israeli Slaughter of the People of Gaza and Express Solidarity with the People of Palestine

We, UAW Local 2865 and Palestinian Youth Movement, condemn the slaughter of Palestinians in Gaza.

Over 100 Palestinians have been murdered and 12,000 injured over the past six weeks in a prolonged military assault by Israeli Forces.

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Posted in Anti Oppression Committee, Current Campaigns, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, 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