UC Irvine Service and Patient-Care Workers Walk Picket Lines in 3-Day Statewide Strike
Updated: Aug 14
Hundreds of UC Irvine workers walked outside the university’s medical center in Orange on Monday donning green union shirts with picket signs in hand. Represented by the American Federation of State, County and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) Local 3299, they’re back this morning and will keep the line moving until Wednesday night in joining a statewide three-day strike against the UC system. The “green machine” made the move after a year’s worth of stymied contract negotiations.
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