UC-AFT holds virtual May Day rally to promote strike readiness pledge

photo of UC_AFT union at a COLA protest
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University Council-American Federation of Teachers demonstrators come together to demand a fair contract for UC lecturers and demonstrate their willingness to strike. The rally occurred prior to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Almost 200 people came together Saturday at a Zoom rally hosted by the University Council-American Federation of Teachers, or UC-AFT, to demand a fair contract for UC lecturers and demonstrate their willingness to strike.
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UC librarians begin contract negotiations for higher salaries

Union president Mia McIver said UC librarians’ salaries are lower than those offered by the California State University system. UCOP’s goal is to reach a long-term deal that includes market-competitive pay, according to a statement provided by UCOP spokesperson Stephanie Beechem.
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