University of California
All UPTE-CWA members at University of California will go on strike for 24 hours, beginning at 4 a.m. on March 20th. UPTE-CWA Research and Technical members are striking for a fair contract, and UPTE-CWA Healthcare and AFSCME workers will strike in solidarity. More than 40,000 University of California employees will be on strike across UC campuses and medical centers in the largest strike of 2019.
Restaurant Opportunities Center
Members of The NewsGuild of Philadelphia-CWA have overwhelmingly ratified a new three-year agreement with Restaurant Opportunities Centers United, an organization that trains and educates restaurant workers and lobbies for worker-friendly laws in major cities across the country. Highlights of the agreement that covers workers from Philadelphia, New York, Washington, Los Angeles, Chicago, and Oakland include pay increases, continued fully paid health care by the employer; nine personal days and 11 paid holidays; and more improvements.