UC Berkeley not in compliance with 2015 fair wage plan, internal audit finds

Members of AFSCME Local 3299 congregated at the intersection of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue in October 2015 to protest UC Berkeley’s conduct toward contract workers.
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Members of AFSCME Local 3299 congregated at the intersection of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue in October 2015 to protest UC Berkeley’s conduct toward contract workers.

In 2015, UC President Janet Napolitano announced a plan that guaranteed a $15 minimum wage by October 2017 for all new workers contracted by the UC system. Almost two years later, an internal audit of UC Berkeley found the campus to be “not yet compliant” with the plan’s requirements.
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