UC employee union files unfair labor charges against university

The UC system’s largest employee union — American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, Local 3299 — filed three separate Unfair Labor Practice charges in late April alleging that the UC is taking part in negotiations to replace its employees with low-wage workers contracted by outsourcing companies.
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Workers uniting together with signs that read "UNITE, WORKERS UNITE, STAND TOGETHER, WORKING TOGETHER"

UC needs to provide better conditions for workers

More than 210,000 employees help run the University of California, including thousands of lecturers, researchers, student staff members, managers, administrators, and patient-care and service employees. Each one of these workers deserves to be treated with dignity and respect, and each one of these workers deserves decent pay, job stability and
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UC librarians reject contract extension, propose higher salaries

After more than 16 months of preparation and six months at the bargaining table, UC librarians are still in bargaining negotiations with the UC system. In a press release from Oct. 9, a union representing the librarians rejected the UC’s request to extend their current contract, which expired Oct. 1.
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AFSCME Local 3299 announces it will vote on whether to strike

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees, or AFSCME, Local 3299 — the UC’s largest employee union — announced at a UC Board of Regents meeting Wednesday that it will hold a vote in October deciding whether it will go on strike for the second time this year.
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