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Veto is a setback for graduate student research assistants

Last week, Gov. Jerry Brown vetoed legislation that would have given the University of California’s more than 14,000 graduate student research assistants the same rights that other UC employees have under the Higher Education Employer-Employee Relations Act.  These rights include the freedom to form a union if a majority of
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Bill could impact tenure process

If passed, a bill in the California State Legislature sponsored by Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, could impact the tenure process at public universities in California, including the University of California.
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UC Faculty Associations condemn police violence

The Council of UC Faculty Associations has condemned the police action taken against protesters at UC Berkeley, UCLA and UC Davis, as well as one California State University campus. The council called UCPD’s use of pepper spray at UC Davis and batons at UC Berkeley against student protesters “unprovoked, disproportional
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