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17 Arrested as Striking University of California Academic Workers Stage Sit-In Protest

HeadlineDec 06, 2022

In labor news, at least 17 University of California academic workers were arrested Monday after staging a peaceful sit-in in the lobby of the UC president’s office in Sacramento. Hundreds of other academic workers led a march at a separate UC building in California’s capital as their strike entered its fourth week. Some 48,000 academic workers across all 10 UC campuses have walked off the job demanding living wages and better working conditions. Click here to see our coverage of the largest strike of academic workers in U.S. history.

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