University of California Graduate Students Strike

University of California Graduate Students Strike

October 5, 2019 0 By Stanley Isaacs


FORECAST. THE SEVEN DAY AROUND THE BAY WILL BE COMING UP. >>THE TIME IS 9:30 A.M.. HAPPENING NOW, GRADUATE STUDENTS AT CAL CAMPUS IS A WATER ON STRIKE. THIS IS PART OF AN ONGOING CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS WITH THE UNIVERSITY. THEIR PROTESTS AND WHAT THEY SAY IS A PATTERN OF INTIMIDATION BY THE UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS. IT COMES ONE DAY AFTER MORE THAN A DOZEN PEOPLE WERE ARRESTED FOR BLOCKING TRAFFIC AT THE UC SANTA CRUZ CAMPUS. >>KRON 4 MIKE PELTON IS LIVE IN BERKELEY. >>YOU CAN SEE ON THE OTHER SIDE THERE ARE PICTURES WHO ARE TAKING TO THE LINE. THIS IS THE SECOND FINAL DAY OF THE STRIKE. 13,000 MEMBERS ACROSS THE UNIVERSE TODAY’S STATEWIDE ARE A PART OF THIS CONTRACT NEGOTIATION. THEY’RE ON STRIKE. THEY ARE PART OF THE UAW. THEIR PROTEST OF WHAT THEY CALL A PATTERN OF INTIMIDATION AGAINST THE YEN BY THE UNIVERSITY. THEY WANT THEM TO-THAT’S JUST A FEW TIMES AGO I SPOKE WITH SOMEONE WHO WAS ON STRIKE AND WHAT THEY FEEL THIS WAY. >>I WILL LIKE TO SEEK AN APOLOGY FROM BUT UNIVERSITY. WE DEMAND OUR FIRST AMENDMENT RIGHTS. WE NEED TO HAVE OUR BOURSE IS HEARD. >>THE UNIVERSITY OFFICIALS SAID THAT THEY HAVE NOTHING TO APOLOGIZE FOR. THEY STATED THAT DISAGREE WITH THAT CHARACTERIZATION. WE ARE DISAPPOINTED THAT THEY HAVE CHOSEN TO STRIKE EVEN THOUGH WE ARE STILL NEGOTIATING. THIS STATEMENT CAME FROM THE UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA. YOU CAN SEE PROTESTERS ARE STILL HERE ON THE PICKET LINE. BOTH OF THEM AMID THE THIS HAS AN IMPACT ON THE OTHER STUDENTS. >>THE STRIKE IS SCHEDULED TO END TO – 6 P.M.. >>