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Resolution in Opposition to Governor Brown’s Proposed 2012-13 Budget

WHEREAS, the State of California has been withdrawing public resources to the University of California, and inflicted the unprecedented cut of $750 million from the UC’s budget in the year 2011-12; WHEREAS, the proportion of the UC’s budget funded by the state fell almost by half in the past twenty

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Fall 2011 Actions and Events For Public Education

In a recent discussion of the Joint Council of our local, we decided to step up as a union in the campaigns to defend public education and against austerity in the State of California. We are doing this organizing through cross-sectoral work in our campus as well as statewide, building

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Educational Materials on Public Education

UC Berkeley members of our union have produced a flyer on the privatization of the UC system. Please email us with any questions or suggestions at uaw2865@uaw2865.org The flyer text is below: UAW Local 2865 presents: Privatization: A Very Short Introduction What We’ve Accomplished… Coordinated “Days of Action” in September

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Public Education Bills and Initiatives We Support

One part of our work as a union in defending and expanding public education is to support different bills and initiatives at the local and State level. We support initiatives that are aimed at raising revenue through progressive taxation for public services, increasing the accountability and transparency of public institutions,

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Public Education

Our local represents over 12,000 academic student employees in the University of California.  We stand in solidarity with our two sister locals that also represent public education workers in the state: UAW 5810 that represents 6,000 postdoctoral researchers at the UC and UAW 4123 that represents over 6,000 academic student

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