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AFSCME Local 3299 to stage 3-day strike, citing job outsourcing

The UC’s largest employee union — the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, or AFSCME Local 3299 — is set to go on strike from Oct. 23 through Oct. 25, during which UC patient care technical workers will stage walkouts at all UC medical centers.
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UC workers deserve equity and graduates deserve a school that provides it

I cannot proudly and comfortably walk across a stage to accept my diploma knowing that I attend a university that does not respect its workers.

On Monday, the UC’s largest employee union — the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, or AFSCME Local 3299 — went on strike to protest a forced contract and to demand fair and equitable wages for women and people of color employed by the university and students all across the UC.
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