UC reaches tentative agreement with employee union

The University of California announced Tuesday that it has reached a tentative five-year deal with the Coalition of University Employees — an independent, member-run labor union representing clerical employees — on wages, benefits and working conditions. The tentative agreement would affect more than 12,500 clerical employees — most commonly administrative
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Patient dies at Oakland hospital during nurse labor dispute

Oakland police are investigating the death of a patient who appears to have been administered the wrong dose of medication by a replacement nurse this weekend, according to the Bay City News. Oakland Police Department officers responded to the Alta Bates Summit Medical Center on Hawthorne Avenue at 4:05 a.m.
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Local nurses join statewide strike

As nurses across California went on strike Thursday, massive groups of local nurses and supporters gathered to protest at Alta Bates Summit Medical Center hospitals in Berkeley. Nurses from the California Nurses Association, who walked off the job at affiliate hospitals across the state, protested “200 sweeping demands for concessions”
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Area nurses to join thousands of other nurses in statewide strike

Nurses from Berkeley hospitals will participate Thursday in a massive strike along with thousands of nurses across the state. Nearly 23,000 nurses from the California Nurses Association — a sector of the nation’s largest nurses’ union, National Nurses United — are planning to walk off the job at Sutter Health affiliate
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A woman walks out of the Tang Center Wednesday. The Tang Center is among the institutions that will be affected by the contract.

UC nurses’ association ratifies labor agreement

Nurses throughout the University of California voted last Thursday to ratify a multiyear labor agreement with the university — the first in nearly a decade. The 26-month pact is the first multiyear agreement in years with the California Nurses Association — which represents nearly 11,000 nurses systemwide, including over 30
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