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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


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 #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


Bargaining Update #5: 2018 UC For All Contract Campaign

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Posted in Bargaining, Berkeley, Current Campaigns, Events, Solidarity


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


UAW Local 2865 – Cybersecurity Guide

Zeke Trautenberg, head steward at UCLA, has prepared a cybersecurity guide—how to protect yourself and your online communications today.

Full guide below, and also handily downloadable as a PDF

1) Web Browsers

For browsing on your desktop, use Firefox.

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Posted in Los Angeles, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, Solidarity, Updates


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