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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.
Following the membership vote not to ratify a new National Agreement and Central/Southern Supplement in September 2016, the carhaul employers bargaining group asked the Teamsters National Automobile Transporters Industry Negotiating Committee (TNATINC) to return to the bargaining table. Contract negotiations began today in Detroit with the Employers group.
(WASHINGTON) – The Teamsters Union fully supports the Stop Subsidizing Multimillion Dollar Corporate Bonuses Act as an important step toward ensuring corporations pay their fair share in taxes and curbing the trend of excessive executive pay.
Here are the news stories of interest to Teamsters today, January 10, 2017.
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.