UCLA student groups advocate for medical center valet workers
Sharon (Yu Chun) Zhen,
Daily Bruin Victoria Salgado, an organizer at Local 3299, said many workers are concerned for their job security because they received unclear notifications in July and September about their employment dates.
Valet workers transferred from UCLA fear insourcing, loss of benefits
SHARON (YU CHUN) ZHEN,
Daily Bruin “The issue here is that these workers were being shorted on wages – it was wage theft for nine months...” he said. “And when they spoke up about it, the UC decided to end their contract, though (it was) not a direct layoff.”
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Sen. Warren Slams For-profit College Accreditor for ‘Appalling Record of Failure’
ProPublica Warren released a detailed report today on embattled for-profit accreditor, ACICS, urging federal government to take “aggressive” action.
UC system is shortchanging low-wage contract workers
The Sacramento Bee
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The Town Talk LSU’s medical schools in New Orleans and Shreveport are struggling to pay millions of dollars in insurance, retiree and maintenance costs left to them from the privatization of the state’s charity hospitals.
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U.S. Supreme Court Might Take Up Rick Scott's "Drug Test Everyone" Plan
Miami News Times Gov. Rick Scott's plan to randomly drug test every single state employee in Florida -- from department heads to minimum wage DMV janitors -- has already failed the common-sense test and an appeals court ruling.
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