Reporter Doug Cunningham interviewed Jason Rabinowitz, Secretary-Treasurer of Local 2010, about the state-wide strike by clerical and administrative workers at the University of California.
Administrative and clerical workers at the University of California (UC) went on strike on Tuesday, January 10 at all 10 campuses and medical centers of the university system. Teamsters Local 2010, which represents the 12,000 workers, has been in contract negotiations with the university since August, 2016, and they have been fighting for fair wage increases.
Today, thousands of University of California (UC) administrative, clerical and support workers are on strike across the Golden State, taking a stand against a UC system that has turned its back on them by not paying them a wage that allows them to support themselves and their families.
Radio host Leslie Marshall talks with Teamsters Local 2010 Secretary-Treasurer Jason Rabinowitz about a statewide strike this week by Local 2010 members at the University of California. The Teamsters are joining in solidarity, calling for good faith bargaining, good wages and protesting numerous unfair labor practices at the university.
Local 2010 members were out on strike at UCLA today .
As some state lawmakers attempt to crack down on collective bargaining for public sector workers, union members let them know employees won't go quietly.
Over 600 UCLA skilled trades workers began a five-day strike today in protest of the University’s numerous violations of state labor law and unfair labor practices.