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The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 went on strike Thursday to protest insurance insecurity and temporary laborer outsourcing. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

Health insurance insecurity, labor outsourcing among union’s concerns in strike

Oralia Palma, a medical assistant and union member, said she was recently diagnosed with lupus. When she responded poorly to generic brand medication, she tried to switch brands but found her UCLA-provided insurance would not cover the expense. Read more...

Photo: The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 went on strike Thursday to protest insurance insecurity and temporary laborer outsourcing. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 went on strike Thursday to protest insurance insecurity and temporary laborer outsourcing. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

The University of California Board of Regents met for the second day of its May meeting and discussed a system-wide audit of the admissions process, raised Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition at UC Berkeley and discussed LGBTQ initiatives across the UC. (Daily Bruin file photo)

Regents recap – May 15

The governing board of the University of California met for the second day of its May meeting at UC San Francisco on Wednesday. The Board of Regents discussed a systemwide audit of the admissions process, raised Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition at UC Berkeley and discussed LGBTQ initiatives across the UC. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents met for the second day of its May meeting and discussed a system-wide audit of the admissions process, raised Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition at UC Berkeley and discussed LGBTQ initiatives across the UC. (Daily Bruin file photo)

The University of California Board of Regents met for the second day of its May meeting and discussed a system-wide audit of the admissions process, raised Professional Degree Supplemental Tuition at UC Berkeley and discussed LGBTQ initiatives across the UC. (Daily Bruin file photo)

According to the most recent Law School Climate Survey survey, UCLA School of Law may have the highest number of openly LGBTQ faculty members with 14 in total.

UCLA law school leads the way with inclusion of LGBTQ community

UCLA School of Law may have the most openly LGBTQ faculty members compared to other law schools in the United States, according to a recent survey. Read more...

Photo: According to the most recent Law School Climate Survey survey, UCLA School of Law may have the highest number of openly LGBTQ faculty members with 14 in total.

According to the most recent Law School Climate Survey survey, UCLA School of Law may have the highest number of openly LGBTQ faculty members with 14 in total.


Democrat California State Sen. Richard Pan hosted a press conference at UCLA on Friday to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 276. The bill aims to restrict the sale of fraudulent medical exemptions  to parents who do not wish to vaccinate their children. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

State bill targets vaccine exemptions to limit potentiality for outbreak

A California bill would increase monitoring of doctors who give out vaccine exemptions and eliminate the illegal sale of exemptions. Senate Bill 276, which was proposed by Democrat California State Sen. Read more...

Photo: Democrat California State Sen. Richard Pan hosted a press conference at UCLA on Friday to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 276. The bill aims to restrict the sale of fraudulent medical exemptions to parents who do not wish to vaccinate their children. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

Democrat California State Sen. Richard Pan hosted a press conference at UCLA on Friday to advocate for the passage of Senate Bill 276. The bill aims to restrict the sale of fraudulent medical exemptions  to parents who do not wish to vaccinate their children. (Kanishka Mehra/Daily Bruin)

AFSCME Local 3299, the UC’s largest employee union, announced Monday it will hold a systemwide strike May 16 at the UC’s 10 campuses and five medical centers. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

AFSCME announces May 16 strike in protest of labor outsourcing

University of California service workers will hold a systemwide strike May 16 in response to the University’s alleged illegal outsourcing of labor. The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the UC’s largest employee union, announced Monday it will strike May 16 at the UC’s 10 campuses and five medical centers. Read more...

Photo: AFSCME Local 3299, the UC’s largest employee union, announced Monday it will hold a systemwide strike May 16 at the UC’s 10 campuses and five medical centers. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

AFSCME Local 3299, the UC’s largest employee union, announced Monday it will hold a systemwide strike May 16 at the UC’s 10 campuses and five medical centers. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 filed three unfair labor practice charges against the University of California alleging the University illegally outsourced jobs. UC spokesperson Claire Doan said the UC is confident its practices are in line with University policy and state law. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

AFSCME Local 3299 claims UC illegally refused to bargain over outsourcing

A University of California labor union filed charges against the UC alleging the University is illegally outsourcing jobs. American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, the UC’s largest employee union, filed three unfair labor practice charges with the California Public Employment Relations Board on April 23 and 29 claiming the UC illegally sought out and entered into agreements with private contractors. Read more...

Photo: American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 filed three unfair labor practice charges against the University of California alleging the University illegally outsourced jobs. UC spokesperson Claire Doan said the UC is confident its practices are in line with University policy and state law. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)

American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 filed three unfair labor practice charges against the University of California alleging the University illegally outsourced jobs. UC spokesperson Claire Doan said the UC is confident its practices are in line with University policy and state law. (Jintak Han/Daily Bruin senior staff)


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