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.
Berkeley: Following the April death of UC Service Worker Damon Frick, AFSCME 3299 yesterday filed a formal complaint with the Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA), alleging that the University violated the California Health and Safety Act and failed to comply with its own health and safety policies.
- Strike Averted: AFSCME 3299 and UC Reach Tentative Agreement for Patient Care Technical Workers
- AFSCME 3299 Announces Picket Locations and Events for March 24-28 Unfair Labor Practice Strike at UC Hospitals
- AS STRIKE LOOMS, STATE LABOR BOARD SIDES WITH AFSCME 3299–ISSUES BAD FAITH BARGAINING COMPLAINTS AGAINST UC