* BFA Launches Petition in Support of Graduate Students

The Berkeley Faculty Association has developed a petition that will be delivered to Peter Chester, Director, UCOP Labor Relations and Janet Napolitano, President, University of California. The petition states “Faculty support UAW contract negotiations with the University of California for better graduate student wages and conditions. Faculty only petition: please sign with campus affiliation.” Follow this link to sign the petition: http://petitions.moveon.org/sign/uc-faculty-in-support Petition Background We, the undersigned faculty of the University of California, are writing to express our support for graduate student workers as represented by UAW 2865 in their current contract negotiations. We concur with the letters sent to you by 33 Department Chairs at Berkeley and 21 Chairs at San Diego (on 16 September and 3 October) that […]

* SCFA letter in support of UAW contract negotiations with the University 11/2013

The SCFA Board sent this statement to the UC Office of the President as well as to local administrators to show their support for the UAW contract negotiations.