UC Berkeley study finds job loss heightens risk of suicide, overdose

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Losing a job may lead to increased rates of suicide and fatal drug overdose, according to a UC Berkeley-led study of autoworkers in Michigan.
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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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