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Resolution of UAW 2865 in Support of SB-562 (Lara/Atkins) The Healthy California Act

Resolution of UAW 2865 in Support of SB-562 (Lara/Atkins) The Healthy California Act

Whereas, ​universal, reliable, comprehensive health care is necessary for a healthy, productive population; and,

Whereas, ​individuals who are unable to access the health care they need for themselves or their family members may,

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Posted in Resolutions, Resolutions


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


Solidarity and Guidance for Students Affected By Immigration EOs

 

Dear Members,

As you may be aware, Donald Trump has shamefully banned immigrants from Iran, Iraq, Libya, Somalia, Sudan, Syria, and Yemen from entering the United States. If you are a student from one of these countries, we stand with you. We have been in contact with campus organizations and legal groups to provide some guidance to our international student members and undocumented members in this difficult time.

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Posted in Resolutions, Resolutions, Solidarity
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Letter to Janet Napolitano from Coalition of UC Students & Unions on Sanctuary Protections at UC

President Janet Napolitano Office of the President University of California 1111 Franklin St., 12th Floor Oakland, CA 94607

January 17, 2017

Dear President Napolitano:

We are a coalition of University of California student organizations and unions committed to seeing all UC campuses,

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Posted in Resolutions, Resolutions, 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


UAW Local 2865 Endorses the Expansion of Postal Banking

In light of the fact that nearly 28% of U.S. households are underserved by traditional banks, UAW 2865 recognizes the critical need to expand affordable financial services for low-income households. We therefore support the expansion of postal banking and call for the installation of surcharge-free ATMs making it possible for recipients of public benefits to access funds without paying a fee;

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Posted in Resolutions, Solidarity


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