Monday Memo: June 11

Week of June 11, 2018

The University of California and California State University systems will receive a boost in the budget compromise between the governor and the Legislature. UC will receive $5 million in ongoing funds and $177 million in one-time funds.

Representative John Lewis, one of the towering figures of the civil rights movement, has canceled his graduation speech at UCSD in support of a boycott called by AFSCME 3299.

UC, in partnership with Texas A&M University, has won the contract to manage Los Alamos National Laboratory. Visit UPTE’s local at the lab here.

What could the Supreme Court’s pending Janus decision mean for unionized workers? The Santa Fe New Mexican shows how it could affect every public employee around the country and here at UC. A decision is expected this month. Learn more here.

Unions dramatically increase wages and access to benefits, according to this newly released study from UC Berkeley’s Labor Center, the second in a series on the union effect in California.


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