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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


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


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