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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


UC Faculty: We Need Your Support!

UC Faculty: We Need Your Support! Help Sustain Mass Action in Support of Student and Worker Demands in the Wake of the Election

*December 2016*

Dear UC Faculty,

As many in our communities have observed, the impending inauguration of Donald Trump poses significant threats to our collective civil liberties,

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Posted in Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, Resolutions, Solidarity, Updates


UC-Wide Walkout on Inauguration Day January 20th

UAW 2865 Joins UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA STUDENTS AND WORKERS in the WALKOUT and DIRECT ACTION CAMPAIGN

Beginning January 20th

Against Fascism and Attacks on Public Education, Students, and Workers

FRIDAY, 20 JANUARY 2017: INAUGURATION DAY

NO SCHOOL!

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Posted in Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, Resolutions, Solidarity, Updates


UAW Local 2865 Endorses Propositions 55, 57, 58, and 62

UAW Local 2865 has officially endorsed four California ballot propositions this year: Propositions 55, 57, 58, and 62. We hope that you will vote “yes” on each of these propositions, and also that you will urge other registered voters to do the same. Not sure where to vote?

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Posted in Protests, Rallies, and other Actions, Solidarity


An Update from UC Davis

Dear Comrades,

The sit-in protest demanding Chancellor Katehi’s resignation and the implementation of a democratic, equitable, and accountable decision-making process and university has now entered day 21. The Chancellor, tasked with serving UC Davis and its students, refuses to meet with the students who sacrificed their finals week and their Spring Break in the simple and reasonable interest of holding accountable our most senior administrator.

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Posted in Davis, Events, Protests, Rallies, and other Actions
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