48K University Of California Workers Go On Strike In Largest Walkout In School System’s History

Academic workers are striking over pay and benefits disagreements after failed negotiations.

  • The unionized strike includes 48,000 UC teaching assistants, postdoctoral employees, graders, and researchers who are unhappy with their current salary status and benefits, according to the report.
  • “At every turn, the university has sought to act unlawfully at the bargaining table, which is preventing us from reaching an agreement,” Neal Sweeney, the president of UAW Local 5810 said.
  • The strike could cause problems for students as they near the semester’s final exams after already nearly two years of restrictions during the pandemic. 
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