Employee strike harms patient care

Two-day strike disrupts patient care, costs university millions

The union representing University of California patient-care employees staged a two-day strike across the five UC medical centers last week, disrupting care for patients and costing the university millions of dollars. The vast majority of union-represented staff members scheduled to work showed up to do their jobs nonetheless, while picketers
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UC healthcare workers vote to strike

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 announced Tuesday that its members voted to strike against the University of California for alleged prioritization of profits over patients.
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Letters to the editor: Week of Oct. 1

Proceeding with negotiations in good faith with AFSCME The University of California values all our employees, including those who clean, cook and care for the university. Changes to the university’s retirement benefits are meant to assure employees of affordable, sustainable health care and pension benefits throughout their retirement. The UC
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UC can do better

Working to achieve better benefits and pay for UC staff

As the people who cook, clean and care for you and your campus, the work we do is essential to UC’s ability to provide you with a world-class education.  Our work isn’t glamorous, but the purpose of our work is to support you — our future — and we take
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