University of California academic workers go on strike
By Mike Blake and Daniel Trotta SAN DIEGO - Thousands of academic workers went on strike at University of California campuses throughout the state on Monday, forming picket lines, affecting classes and staging noisy protests to demand better wages for teaching assistants and others. Some 48,000 academic workers represented by the United Auto Workers (UAW) are in contract talks with the
48,000 University of California academic workers on strike
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nearly 48,000 unionized academic workers at all 10 University of California campuses walked off the job Monday, calling for better pay and benefits. The strike by researchers, postdoctoral scholars, tutors, teaching assistants and graders threatens to disrupt classroom and laboratory instruction across the statewide university system just weeks ahead of final exams in December.
Thousands of University of California workers, graduate students strike for higher wages
Thousands of University of California workers and graduate students went on strike demanding better wages, housing support and childcare support amid skyrocketing costs.