Looking at the numbers - of members, of wages, and of cost of living - the case for settling just doesn't add up. 1. Membership numbers and strike capacity Pro-settlement arguments have invoked the idea that we would only be able to do a "super-minority strike". This is based on a misleading way of assessing … Continue reading How to build a credible strike threat in three easy charts
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?