UC Workers Instructed to Strike from Union

Thousands of University of California workers are striking today after they were told to do so by their union.

Posted: May 7, 2018 12:09 PM

CALIFORNIA—Thousands of University of California workers are striking today after they were told to do so by their union.

The Union represents thousands of service workers including, custodians, security guards, and food service workers on UC campuses.

Many professional and technical employees will strike in sympathy.

Medical assistants, nurses, radiology and other technicians at U.C. Davis and U.C.L.A. Medical Center will be striking.

University officials say students and campuses could expect some inconveniences.

Medical Center officials add that they will continue to deliver essential patient care services.

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