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Union Employees Strike Amidst Contract Negotiations

Throughout the day, waves of union employees marched through campus with chants.
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Two UC Unions To Strike Next Week, UCOP Calls Decisions to Strike “Unfortunate”

Next week’s strike was initially prompted by UPTE, which represents around 13,000 employees; AFSCME, which represents over 25,000 workers across the UC system, is striking in solidarity.
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UC Regents Table Non-Resident Tuition Increase

The Board of Regents plans to reconsider the tuition hike at their next meeting in May.
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Summer Cal Grant Bill Reintroduced to the State Legislature

SB 461 will provide up to nine units of aid per session to students eligible for Cal Grant.
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UC Will Not Raise In-State Tuition

This decision comes following California Governor Gavin Newsom’s budget plan.
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UCOP Deems Collegiate Free Speech Executive Order Unnecessary

President Trump spoke at CPAC, where he discussed the executive order.
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UC Walks Aways from Elsevier Negotiations

UC’s past contract with Elsevier set them back $11 million per year.
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Union Workers Protest UCPath Implementation, Payment Issues

Throughout the protest, several speakers took the floor to discuss their frustrations with UCPath as well as with the path to achieving restitution.
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UCPath System Outage To Occur Due to Integration of Other UC Campuses

The integration of UCPath into three other UC campuses will require a two-week system outage in March.
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UC Will Offer Additional Payment to Those Affected by UCPath

UCPath has caused disruptions across the UC system since its implementation in Fall Quarter 2018.
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UC Freshman Applicant Numbers Decline Systemwide

Although freshman applications to UCSB declined this year, Przekop is optimistic for the class of 2023.
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UAW Meets With Administration in Impromptu Meeting, Demands UCSB Solve Back Pay Issues By Feb. 1

Members from one of UCSB's student-worker unions met with Chancellor Yang on Tuesday to demand a resolution to UCPath’s ongoing issues.
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Newsom Allocates $400 Million to UC System, Aiming To Increase Student Success

Newly-elected Governor Gavin Newsom released his budget plan for California on Thursday, with approximately a $400 million augmentation for the University of California system.
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Gov. Brown Appoints New UC Regent, Sparks Concern About Diversity of Board

Former California Governor Jerry Brown appointed a new University of California Regent on Jan. 4 as one of his last acts as governor.
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UC Regents To Consider Removing Student Advisor Position, Leaving Undergraduates Without Representation

If the position is removed, only two student positions would remain: the student regent and student regent-designate.
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