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Nearly 50,000 Student Workers Strike at All 10 University of California Campuses

HeadlineNov 15, 2022

In the largest higher education strike in U.S. history, some 48,000 graduate student workers at all 10 University of California campuses walked off the job Monday denouncing the university’s bad-faith bargaining practices with their union. The student workers, including researchers, teaching assistants and tutors, have organized with the United Auto Workers and are fighting for higher living wages, more child care benefits, expanded family leave, among other demands.

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