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UC, union reach deal to avert strike

Original post made on Feb 28, 2014

The University of California reached a tentative agreement Thursday with the union that represents 8,300 service workers, averting a strike that had been scheduled for UC's 10 campuses and five medical centers next week.

Read the full story here Web Link posted Thursday, February 27, 2014, 10:31 PM

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Posted by PSMacintosh
a resident of Danville
on Feb 28, 2014 at 9:12 am

The UC doesn't have a whole lot of incentive to fighting hard against the Union demands as it will simply PASS ON THE COSTS to the end consumer, namely the students and parents.
Funny how the students and parents are never at the table.

And then, of course, the Union will take a large amount of its money and "support" the politicians/educators and philosophies that help promote the Union agenda (including its liberal political views).
So its a nice vicious circle.
What a system!?!

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Posted by Louie
a resident of Danville
on Feb 28, 2014 at 1:57 pm

Thanks, PSMacintosh- you said it well.

Who doesn't want a 13.5-20% raise? Inflation anyone?

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Posted by Xin Han
a resident of Blackhawk
on Mar 2, 2014 at 10:43 am

UC system needs as much support we can give it, being number one public university in the world is not by chance. It is possible due to the students, faculty and staff.

Thanks UC (especially Cal, my alma mater).

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