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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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Posted in Current Campaigns


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


Resolution of UAW 2865 in Support of SB-562 (Lara/Atkins) The Healthy California Act

Resolution of UAW 2865 in Support of SB-562 (Lara/Atkins) The Healthy California Act

Whereas, ​universal, reliable, comprehensive health care is necessary for a healthy, productive population; and,

Whereas, ​individuals who are unable to access the health care they need for themselves or their family members may,

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Posted in Resolutions, Resolutions


UC’s Hidden $175 Million Surplus and the Continuing Fight for Real Public Education

We are partnering with our sister union AFSCME 3299 (comprised of UC service workers) first to share some disturbing news about the recent scandal exposed by a California state audit which revealed that the UC Office of the President (UCOP) concealed $175 million in a hidden slush fund while simultaneously raising tuition and slashing budgets,

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Posted in Events, In the Press, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, Resolutions, Resolutions


Solidarity and Guidance for Students Affected By Immigration EOs

 

Dear Members,

As you may be aware, Donald Trump has shamefully banned immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the United States. If you are a student from one of these countries, we stand with you. We have been in contact with campus organizations and legal groups to provide some guidance to our international student members and undocumented members in this difficult time.

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Posted in Resolutions, Resolutions, Solidarity
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