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AFSCME Labor Union to Strike Due to Violations of Worker Rights

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The American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299 will strike on April 10, protesting violations of worker rights by the UC system. …

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UC Workers Protest Against Wage Inequality and Job Insecurity in Third Strike of the Year

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The United Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers (UPTE) held a system-wide strike from March 20-21, protesting contract negotiations with UC administration that have stalled over wage inequality …

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UC Regents Delay Vote on Nonresident Tuition Increase

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The University of California (UC) Board of Regents voted on March 14 to table the vote for a nonresident tuition raise until their May meeting, following …

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UC Board of Regents to Vote on Raising Out-of-State Tuition for Second Year Running

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The University of California (UC) Board of Regents will vote on a 2.6 percent tuition raise for nonresident undergraduate students—including out-of-state, undocumented, and international students—on March …

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UC System Terminates Contract with Major Academic Research Provider, Promotes Open Access by 2020

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The University of California (UC) system terminated its contract with Elsevier on February 28 after months of negotiations for low-cost access to academic research. Elsevier is …

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UC Workers Announce Strike to Protest Income Gaps and Job Insecurity

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The University Professional and Technical Employees-Communications Workers of America 9119 (UPTE-CWA) announced an upcoming strike last Friday to protest against income gaps and job insecurity throughout …

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New Diversity Study Calls for Support Towards Black Students in the UC System

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Black students in the UC system face persistent racial equity gaps, as supported by a study published by The Campaign for College Opportunity (CCO) in February …

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Coalition for a Better UC Reintroduces Bill Extending Cal Grant to Summer Classes

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California State Senator Richard Roth (D-Riverside) introduced Senate Bill (SB) 461 to the California Legislature on February 21. If passed, the bill will extend Cal Grant …

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New Government Report Highlights Food Insecurity on College Campuses

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The U.S. Government Accountability Office (GAO) has recommended making the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) eligibility requirements more accessible, based on a report which found that …

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Representative Mike Levin Brings UCSD DACA Student as State of the Union Guest

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Congressional representative Mike Levin (D-49) announced yesterday that he will bring UC San Diego student Lucero Sanchez as his guest to tonight’s State of the Union …