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‘Biggest Academic Strike Ever’ - Alleged Union/Labor Law-Busting By The University Of California System ‘Forces 48,000 Workers To Walk’

Published Thursday, November 17, 2022
by Labor News Story Link To People’s World
‘Biggest Academic Strike Ever’ - Alleged Union/Labor Law-Busting By The University Of California System ‘Forces 48,000 Workers To Walk’

Press Associates Union News Service reports low pay in the high-cost State of California and alleged Labor Law-breaking by bosses - what the Union called “unlawful conduct thwarting progress” in bargaining – has forced 48,000 University of California System Student Workers, Members of system-wide United Auto Workers (UAW) Local 2865 and two other UAW Locals, to Strike.  Workers walked starting on November 14th after a Strike Authorization Vote passed 98%-to-2% among 36,558 voting Student Workers just days before.  Besides the law-breaking, key issues include low pay, lack of job security, no assistance for married students and sexual harassment and discrimination, which the university system refuses to confront.

To Directly Access This Labor News Story, Go To: www.peoplesworld.org/article/biggest-academic-strike-ever-univ-of-calif-system-forces-48k-workers-to-walk/

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