Campus community should rally behind laid off staff

Next week, 28 staff members at Campus Shared Services, or CSS, who received layoff notices in December will be working their last day at the university — just a little over a year after CSS went “live” for the entire Berkeley campus. Further layoffs may be planned. Supporters of the
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UC reaches new pension, health care agreement with union

The University of California announced Monday that it finalized an agreement with a union representing research and technical employees in which both the university and the union will increase contributions to the university’s underfunded pension plan. Under the agreement, members of the University Professional and Technical Employees union will contribute 3.5 percent
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