Students and AFSCME workers alike took to the campus and downtown to spread their message of union and student solidarity. AFSCME also presented its opening contract statement to the UCSC administration during the protest.
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With a recent peak of interest in immigrant and labor issues spurred by the contract resolution of UC workers in early February, local May Day celebrations will ensure that this important day is not overlooked. Events planned for the week of May 1, which is known as International Workers’ Day, will serve as a testament to the social and economic achievements of the labor movement.