University of California Workers Strike, Demanding Wage Hikes

A cyclist rides by a sign in front of the UC Berkeley campus on July 22, 2020 in Berkeley, Calif. Photographer: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Nov. 1...

November 17, 2022
4:04 AM

A cyclist rides by a sign in front of the UC Berkeley campus on July 22, 2020 in Berkeley, Calif. Photographer: Justin Sullivan/Getty Images Nov. 14, 2022, 6:45 PMLargest higher education strike in US history, UAW saysWorkers demand better pay, child-care supportAcademic workers in the University of California system are on strike Monday, demanding higher wages to offset rising housing costs in West Coast cities.Some 48,000 academic researchers, post-docs, and other student employees plan to picket all nine University of California campuses—from Berkeley to San Diego—in what the union says is the largest higher education strike in US history.

Ian Kullgren