Sunday, February 23


Union AFSCME Local 3299 reaches tentative agreement with UC

University of California service workers reached a tentative agreement with the University after over two years of negotiations. Service workers and university administrators in American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299, an employee union that represents over 25,000 service and patient care employees in the UC, reached the tentative four-year agreement late Tuesday night. Read more...


Study finds short-term stays in polluted cities negatively impact health

Visiting highly polluted cities even for a short time may impact your health, according to a new collaborative study between UCLA and Peking University. The researchers tracked health indicators of 26 healthy, nonsmoking Los Angeles residents before, during and after they spent 10 weeks in Beijing during the summers of 2014 and 2015, according to the study. Read more...







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