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Second Version of “Abortion Pill” Bill Passes Through California State Senate

SB 24 is the second version of the "abortion pill" bill to go through California legislature.
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Regents Vote To Increase Nonresident Tuition By $762

The increase will provide $26 million in revenue to the UC system.
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In Photos | AFSCME Strikes For Fifth Time In A Year

The union went on strike after alleging the UC has been responsible for “years of scandal."
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I.V. CSD Calls on UCPD to Hold Community Meeting Following Recent Allegations

I.V. CSD directors voted unanimously to send a letter to the UCPD.
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AFSCME Announces Strike Over Outsourcing, Unfair Labor Practices

AFSCME 3299 announced that it is preparing for a single-day unfair labor practice strike on May 16.
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UCSB Signs Onto OA2020 Initiative in Push for Open Access Publishing

The OA2020 Expression of Interest was signed about a week after the UC terminated its subscription with the Dutch information and analytics company Elsevier.
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UC Regent Ellen Tauscher Passes Away

UC Regent Ellen Tauscher passed away this week at the age of 67.
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AFSCME Calls for Boycott of Commencement Speakers

The union and the university have been negotiating over contracts for over two years.
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A.S. Senate Votes Against Divestment Through Secret Ballot

The early morning vote came down to 10 yeses, 14 noes and 0 abstentions.
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AFSCME Workers Strike Against UC, Protest Unfair Labor Practices

AFSCME, which represents the largest number of UC workers, alleges that the UC violated state labor laws.
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A.S. Senate To Discuss Divestment Resolution Tonight

UCSB is the only UC student government that has not passed a resolution to divest.
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Union Alleges Harassment in Unfair Practice Charge Against UC

The University of California’s largest employee union filed charges against the UC system last week for allegedly intimidating and harassing its workers during strikes over the last six months, acco...
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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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