La Voz: Statement on the UAW 2865 Contract Settlement

"We see this concessionary contract as a major setback both materially and organizationally, as well as a setback from the democratic reforms made by the AWDU caucus since 2011. Additionally, we see the misuse of staff to push for the settlement campaign as an abuse of the current leadership’s power that must be deeply investigated … Continue reading La Voz: Statement on the UAW 2865 Contract Settlement

Why Vote No?

1) Management has offered a 3%-per-year wage increase, which actually represents a wage cut when accounting for current and expected inflation in California. Furthermore, the meager campus fee remission offered is already waived for many students, and doesn’t go nearly far enough to address all of the extra tuition and fees for international, professional, and … Continue reading Why Vote No?

Six reasons for members to scrutinize, and possibly reject, the proposed contract

by Amanda Armstrong-Price I am a former UCB graduate student, and was on the bargaining team during the 2013/14 contract campaign. While the question of whether to accept the current contract proposal as-is, or to send the bargaining team back to the table and build for a strike this fall is a question that can … Continue reading Six reasons for members to scrutinize, and possibly reject, the proposed contract