Thousands Strike at UC Medical Centers, Campuses
On Wednesday, thousands of patient care and service workers participated in a strike at University of California campuses and medical centers. Union officials say the strike -- which was organized by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees Local 3299 -- was called to protest unfair labor practices and dangerous staffing levels.
- "UCD Medical Center Workers Join Systemwide One-Day Strike" (Smith, Sacramento Bee, 11/20).
- "UC Workers' One-Day Strike Affects Campuses and Medical Centers" (Gordon, "L.A. Now," Los Angeles Times, 11/20).
- "Union Workers Strike at UCI Medical Center" (Pimentel, Orange County Register, 11/20).