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Contract info: Important Start of Semester Information

Workload Protections for all Academic Student Workers at the University of California 

Please read on for important information about workload protections for GSIs and Readers! These protections are guaranteed in our contract, which is up for re-negotiation for a 2013 start date.

As we gear up for a new semester with more cuts to classes and resources on campus,

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Members: join your campus communication team!

I’m Irene, the Communications & Research Director for the Local. With the launching of the new website, it’s a good time to remind members (or let you know) that each campus unit has a page on the website that’s available for a designated person to post your campus’ news.

Campus pages are connected from the yellow CONTACT tab above,

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UCSHIP/Anthem denying cancer treatment for PhD student at Davis

Dear UAW 2865 members,

Please sign this petition urging UCOP to make UCSHIP/Anthem reverse their decision to deny proper cancer treatment to Isabel Call, a UCD grad student.

Isabel Call is a 28-year-old PhD student at UC Davis who, like many UC students, has student health care insurance through Anthem Blue Cross.

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March 1: National Day of Action for Education

UAW Local 2865 knows that our working conditions are inextricably linked to the state of education in California and the US. This spring we’re proud to partner with broad coalitions calling for action to keep the pressure on our elected officials. We are part of the upcoming March 1 actions. 

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