Monthly Archives: November 2010

New tactic from UAW leadership: peer pressure?

Beginning Tuesday evening, UAW staffers claiming to be UCI grad students have been calling members to lie about the contract and convince members to vote “yes” by telling them that “everyone else is doing it.” One member responded that the … Continue reading

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4 paid UAW staffers confronted at the polling table at UC Irvine

UCI grad students continue to hold it down… From UC Grad Strike: 4 Paid and bias UAW Staffers were spotted on the Palo Verde (Graduate) Housing Bridge. Reports are that they were at the polling table and that one of … Continue reading

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Fighting UAW’s web of lies

By now, many of us are familiar with a particular blog, purportedly run by concerned rank and file members, but in reality the work of 3 Joint Council members, most likely with the input and direction of several members of … Continue reading

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UAW Contract Ratification Vote

*** VOTE NO *** Dear UAW Local 2865 members, The contract ratification vote for the tentative agreement we reached with UC last Tuesday (see previous email below) will occur statewide next Monday-Thursday. Polling times/locations for Irvine Campus are: Monday 10am-4pm: … Continue reading

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OK, now this is just ridiculous: more repression of chalking

At around 11:45am today, 4 more UCI students were detained by UCPD for chalking in front of Aldrich Hall, UCI’s administration building.  These students were participating in a protest against the detention last week of 5 students for the same … Continue reading

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An Open Letter from UAW Bargaining Team Members: Why you should VOTE NO on the tentative contract agreement

An Open Letter to Members of UAW Local 2865. Dear Friends and Colleagues, We are members of the UAW Bargaining Team that recently reached tentative agreement on a contract with the UC. This agreement will be put to ratification vote … Continue reading

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UCPD: Stop erasing our rights! Chalk is free speech!

Monday Nov 22, 11am Meet at flagpoles Chalk will be provided On Wednesday, during protests against fee increases and cuts to pensions at UCSF, police arrested, beat, and peppersprayed students protesting nonviolently. At one point, a cop from UCI – … Continue reading

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