A more perfect union: How 7 UC Berkeley faculty members changed history through unionizing almost 50 years ago

They voted to form an AFT council specific to the University of California, creating the University Council-AFT, which currently represents more than 3,300 librarians and non-Academic Senate faculty members such as lecturers, has staff on all 10 UC campuses and continues to enter into regular negotiations with the UC Office of the President, or UCOP, over salaries, job security, job roles and more.
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‘Nobody should have to deal with these conditions:’ Union workers continue 2nd day of 3-day strike

A group of 50 organizers started protesting about 10 a.m. on the corner of Bancroft Way and Telegraph Avenue, swelling to a crowd of 150 people about 1 p.m. AFCSME Local 3299 was joined by University Professional and Technical Employees, CWA 9119, UC’s union of technical and professional employees in the UC system, and University Council-American Federation of Teachers, or UC-AFT, the union for UC librarians.
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University needs to value and support its librarians

What world do we live in? Last year, UC Berkeley went to great lengths extolling the free speech rights of all — spending $4 million to ensure that “alt-right” media hound Milo Yiannopoulos and his neo-Nazi followers had an unfettered platform on campus. Scores of police from surrounding communities were
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