When the University of California’s largest union and its administrators settled a two year contract dispute this spring, each side pledged to work with the other in promoting shared principles like urging state legislators to re-invest in higher education.
This is not a new concept. The campaign to pass Prop. 30 back in 2012, for example, would not have been possible without this kind of cooperation.
Viewpoints: UC has a labor-relations problem (Comments Off)
In Dwaine Duckett’s commentary “UC doesn’t deserve labor smear tactic” (Viewpoints, Jan. 28), he alleged that it was unreasonable for AFSCME-represented UC employees to demand the same respect and dignity that is afforded other UC workers who serve the same people in the same facilities.
Oakland: The University of California’s largest union, AFSCME Local 3299, today hailed the State Legislature’s passage of AB 1476—an Amendment to the FY 2014-2015 State Budget Bill, which includes an additional $50 million in one time appropriations for the University of California.