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The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 has protested against the UC while negotiating for its multiyear contract. The union announced Thursday it is holding a strike in from May 7 to May 9.  (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Union workers plan strike after failing to come to an agreement with the UC

The University of California’s largest union announced Thursday it will hold a three-day strike in two weeks in response to a failure to reach a contract agreement with the University. Read more...

Photo: The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 has protested against the UC while negotiating for its multiyear contract. The union announced Thursday it is holding a strike in from May 7 to May 9. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees 3299 has protested against the UC while negotiating for its multiyear contract. The union announced Thursday it is holding a strike in from May 7 to May 9.  (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

The University of California Board of Regents was originally expected to vote on an in-state tuition increase in May. However, the UC announced Thursday it will no longer consider the increase during its May meeting. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC Board of Regents to no longer vote on tuition increase at May meeting

This post was updated April 26 at 4:34 p.m. The University of California announced Thursday it will not increase in-state tuition during its governing board’s meeting in May. Read more...

Photo: The University of California Board of Regents was originally expected to vote on an in-state tuition increase in May. However, the UC announced Thursday it will no longer consider the increase during its May meeting. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The University of California Board of Regents was originally expected to vote on an in-state tuition increase in May. However, the UC announced Thursday it will no longer consider the increase during its May meeting. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed an agreement for a proposal to extend the Transfer Admission Guarantee program for qualifying California community college students. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

UC proposes for transfer program to guarantee systemwide admission

UCLA students and faculty said they think a new initiative that guarantees certain California community college students admission into the University of California would provide more opportunities for California students to attend UCs. Read more...

Photo: University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed an agreement for a proposal to extend the Transfer Admission Guarantee program for qualifying California community college students. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

University of California President Janet Napolitano and California Community Colleges Chancellor Eloy Ortiz Oakley signed an agreement for a proposal to extend the Transfer Admission Guarantee program for qualifying California community college students. (Amy Dixon/Assistant Photo editor)

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 reached an impasse with the University of California over its contract negotiations, leading the University to set benefits for the rest of the fiscal year. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

Employee union unable to reach contract agreements with UC

This post was updated April 25 at 2:53 p.m. The University of California’s largest employee union claimed Tuesday that the University is taking advantage of low-wage workers by increasing their retirement age and healthcare premiums for the rest of the fiscal year. Read more...

Photo: The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 reached an impasse with the University of California over its contract negotiations, leading the University to set benefits for the rest of the fiscal year. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

The American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 reached an impasse with the University of California over its contract negotiations, leading the University to set benefits for the rest of the fiscal year. (Daniel Miller/Daily Bruin)

The UC student-workers union Local 2865 is involved in negotiations for the terms of their new contract. Some members of the union said they think the university has taken too long to provide a wage proposal. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Student-worker union negotiates with UC, demands protections, benefits

Student workers from the University of California demanded the UC implement new anti-discrimination and harassment provisions at a union contract negotiation session Thursday. UAW Local 2865, the UC student-workers union, called for the UC to create procedures that value and protect survivors of sexual assault, as well as extend paid maternity and paternity leave from six weeks to six months. Read more...

Photo: The UC student-workers union Local 2865 is involved in negotiations for the terms of their new contract. Some members of the union said they think the university has taken too long to provide a wage proposal. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

The UC student-workers union Local 2865 is involved in negotiations for the terms of their new contract. Some members of the union said they think the university has taken too long to provide a wage proposal. (Jenna Smith/Daily Bruin)

Workers represented by AFSCME Local 3299, the UC's largest union, voted to go on strike. The decision was based on a of report on the UC’s employment data that found the UC had widened the pay gap between executive and service workers, said John de los Angeles, the communications director for AFSCME Local 3299. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

UC’s largest employee union announces strike after negotiation disputes

The University of California’s largest employee union announced a systemwide strike Thursday. Workers throughout the UC represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 voted Wednesday to go on strike. Read more...

Photo: Workers represented by AFSCME Local 3299, the UC's largest union, voted to go on strike. The decision was based on a of report on the UC’s employment data that found the UC had widened the pay gap between executive and service workers, said John de los Angeles, the communications director for AFSCME Local 3299. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

Workers represented by AFSCME Local 3299, the UC's largest union, voted to go on strike. The decision was based on a of report on the UC’s employment data that found the UC had widened the pay gap between executive and service workers, said John de los Angeles, the communications director for AFSCME Local 3299. (Jenna Nicole Smith/Daily Bruin)

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.

UCSA adds international student affairs officer position to board

The University of California Student Association created a new officer position Sunday to support international students in the UC. At the UCSA board meeting at UC Merced, board members unanimously passed a resolution calling for the addition of an international student affairs officer for the new academic year. Read more...

Photo: (Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.

(Liz Ketcham/Daily Bruin) The University of California Student Association board members unanimously passed a resolution creating a new officer position for international students in the UC.


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