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Petition to improve UC-SHIP; ongoing payroll issues

Campaign to Improve Healthcare

Members from across the state have come together to author a petition to the Student Health Advisory Committees and UC Chancellors to make much-needed improvements to Academic Student Employee (ASE) care. Building on ASE responses to a statewide healthcare survey,

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Posted in Campus Units, Current Campaigns, Health Care, In the Press, 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

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


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

Posted in In the Press

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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Posted in In the Press