Month: October 2018

Letter in Support of AFSCME 3299

AFSCME 3299 has been in negotiations with the UC for over 20 months, and the UC’s current proposal includes wage increases that don’t keep up with inflation, cuts to healthcare and retirement benefits, and continued exploitation of contracted and student labor. Furthermore, the UC continues to ignore data that shows its role in perpetuating inequality. A recent report based on UC’s own employment data shows that the UC still contributes to gross inequality along the lines of race and gender – with Black and Latino workers making on average 20 and 21% less, respectively than their white counterparts.

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