UC student worker union files unfair labor practice charge against UC system

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UC Berkeley graduate students alleged that various campus departments have informed students that they must reside in the country to work as GSIs in the fall.

United Auto Workers Local 2865 filed an unfair labor practice charge Monday alleging that the UC system violated its labor contract by making a decision to only hire UC Berkeley graduate students residing in the United States for the upcoming fall semester.
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