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29 May 2020
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Graduate Students On Strike 

Graduate students at UC Santa Cruz have had enough. After two months on a grading strike with no action beyond dialogue from the university administration, the Graduate Student Association (GSA) voted to initiate a full teaching strike beginning Feb. 10. The picket drew several hundred…

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Victory for AFSCME Local 3299 

Service workers in the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299 reached a tentative contract agreement with the UC late on Jan. 21 after almost three years without a contract. The new contract includes wage increases, secure benefits, mechanisms to limit…

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Weekly Briefing 

Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) Update Undergraduates, striking graduate students and workers affiliated with the K7 unit of the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299 convened Jan. 9 for an undergraduate-led student-worker-power rally outside Kerr Hall.  After about 200 graduate…

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Wildcat Strike For a COLA Escalates 

The deadline for grades to be submitted at UC Santa Cruz came and went as graduate student strikers continue demanding a cost of living adjustment (COLA). As part of their campaign, hundreds of graduate students have vowed not to submit grades until the university meets…