Strikes Follow Unfair Labor Charges

Chants of ‘UC’s awful, their practices unlawful!’ filled Ring Road as unionized teaching assistants formed picket lines by the flagpoles area on Oct. 3 in protest of the University of California’s alleged unfair labor practices.
From 10 a.m. to noon, classes were canceled for many students at UCI and throughout the UC system as teaching assistants took up signs and banners criticizing UC of bargaining in bad faith.
UC and UAW Local 2865, the union representing teaching assistants, readers and tutors throughout the university system, are in the midst of contract negotiations