Category: protest and collective action

Defense of Undocumented and other Vulnerable Categories of Students

The Council of UC Faculty Associations (CUCFA) sent the following letter to President Napolitano today.     Dear President Napolitano, We applaud your timely declaration in the immediate aftermath of the election that the UC administration “remain[s] absolutely committed to supporting all members of our community and adhering to UC’s Principles Against Intolerance.”[1] Like you, […]

Protect UC health care options

As you may be aware, the University of California is considering restructuring the provision of medical plans for its employees across the ten campuses of the system. These changes would have a dramatic impact upon the health care options currently available to faculty and other UC employees. In brief, the plan is to create a […]

UC Faculty Petition UC Administration To Negotiate in Good Faith with Student-Worker TA Union

The Santa Cruz Faculty Association (the SCFA, a sister chapter of the San Diego Faculty Association) invite ALL faculty — both Academic Senate members and AFT members — at ALL UC campuses to sign the petition at http://ucscfa.org/petition2/ Here is the SCFA’s letter introducing the petition: Dear Colleagues, For many of us, our teaching assistants […]

The March 5th Rally at Sacramento

The week of protest and action will be hit a peak this Monday, March 5th, at a rally in Sacramento.  Organized by Occupy Education California, a schedule of events is provided on their website. Among the protestors will be students from UCSD supported by the SDFA, as well as UC faculty from across California.  UC Berkeley […]

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