Sunday, February 18

Activists calling on UCLA to adopt sanctuary policies sang in solidarity with undocumented immigrants outside an educational leadership symposium discussing the impact President Donald Trump's immigration policies will have on immigration and education. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

ELP symposium discusses future of education, immigration policies

Activists for undocumented students and workers temporarily disrupted an education symposium focused on immigration Saturday morning. About 10 protesters, wearing white and bearing the word “sanctuary” written on parts of their bodies, shouted over Chancellor Gene Block as he tried to deliver his welcome speech to teachers, principals and other school administrators at the Educational Leadership Program symposium, “Moving Forward in Education: Responding to the Challenges of the Next Four Years.” “Emails, emails, you’re on top, sanctuary now or we won’t stop,” the protesters chanted. Read more...

Photo: Activists calling on UCLA to adopt sanctuary policies sang in solidarity with undocumented immigrants outside an educational leadership symposium discussing the impact President Donald Trump's immigration policies will have on immigration and education. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)

Activists calling on UCLA to adopt sanctuary policies sang in solidarity with undocumented immigrants outside an educational leadership symposium discussing the impact President Donald Trump's immigration policies will have on immigration and education. (Axel Lopez/Daily Bruin)


UCPath payroll implementation delays continue at increasing cost

The University of California’s payroll system upgrade will be delayed once again, which will cost the university millions of dollars more than originally planned. The UC Payroll, Academic Personnel, Timekeeping & Human Resources project seeks to replace campuses’ outdated and decentralized systems with one processing center. Read more...


Jennifer Mnookin, dean of the UCLA School of Law, announced the establishment of a new institute focused on human rights law and policy at a Monday press conference. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)

UCLA law school receives $20M donation to create human rights institute

The UCLA School of Law received a $20 million donation to form a new human rights institute, officials announced Monday. Producers of “The Promise,” a film about the Armenian genocide, will donate part of the film’s proceeds to launch the Promise Institute for Human Rights. Read more...

Photo: Jennifer Mnookin, dean of the UCLA School of Law, announced the establishment of a new institute focused on human rights law and policy at a Monday press conference. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)

Jennifer Mnookin, dean of the UCLA School of Law, announced the establishment of a new institute focused on human rights law and policy at a Monday press conference. (Angelina Ruiz/Daily Bruin)



Teamsters Local 2010, which represents UCLA skilled trades workers, had organized protests and strikes this past year calling for higher wages. UCLA and Teamsters agreed on a contract, which workers ratified on Monday. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Contract with union results in wage increase for skilled trades workers

UCLA and the union for campus skilled trades workers ratified a new five-year contract, university officials announced Thursday afternoon. The 600 skilled trades workers will receive a 12.5-percent wage increase and 3-percent annual increases starting July 1. Read more...

Photo: Teamsters Local 2010, which represents UCLA skilled trades workers, had organized protests and strikes this past year calling for higher wages. UCLA and Teamsters agreed on a contract, which workers ratified on Monday. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)

Teamsters Local 2010, which represents UCLA skilled trades workers, had organized protests and strikes this past year calling for higher wages. UCLA and Teamsters agreed on a contract, which workers ratified on Monday. (Laura Uzes/Daily Bruin)


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