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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


Historic: UAW 2865, UC Student-Worker Union, Becomes First Major U.S. Labor Union to Support Divestment from Israel by Membership Vote

IN SOLIDARITY WITH PALESTINIAN WORKERS AND STUDENTS.

65% OF VOTING MEMBERS APPROVE CALL FOR DIVESTMENT;
52% pledged to support academic boycott

Read our press release here.

 

At the October JC meeting, the assembly voted 40-0-7 to poll the Local membership on Dec.

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Posted in Elections, In the Press


For a more democratic union – Socialist Worker Online

For a more democratic union
Socialist Worker Online
Katy Fox-Hodess is a graduate student in sociology at UC Berkeley and the newly elected guide on the statewide executive board of UAW Local 2865. Fox-Hodess spoke to Michael Billeaux, co-president of the Teaching Assistants' Association at University

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As the School Year Ends, Students Force Out Condoleezza Rice, Walk Out on … – The Nation. (blog)


The Nation. (blog)

As the School Year Ends, Students Force Out Condoleezza Rice, Walk Out on
The Nation. (blog)
On April 15, the University of California Student Workers Union, UAW 2865, signed a tentative agreement with UC management on new non-discrimination contract language that ensures student workers' right to all-gender bathrooms and lactation stations in …

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Posted in In the Press


May Day Holiday Brings Calls for Resignation of UC President Janet Napolitano – Bay Area Indymedia

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In addition to calling for Napolitano's resignation, students also called for the university to settle a fair contract with UAW Local 2865, the labor union that represents Graduate Student Workers, and for all charges against the UCSC 22 to be dropped

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Shutting down a racist party – Socialist Worker Online


Socialist Worker Online

Shutting down a racist party
Socialist Worker Online
Duane Wright, an activist and former chair of the graduate employees' union at UC Davis, the campus unit of United Auto Workers Local 2865, talked to Zavi Katzvik about the racist atmosphere on campus that led students to take action. UC Davis students …
Editorial: University apartment shutdowns — Save the Parks NowThe Aggie



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