Over 36,000 academic workers across the University of California’s 10-campus system held a strike authorization vote. The vote passed with nearly 98% approval. The strike will begin on November 14th. Workers are demanding include increased compensation, access to sustainable transportation, more childcare assistance, and increased job security.
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Scott talks with Galen Liang, a grad student and UAW 2865 member to get an update on the looming strike.
Galen is a Chinese international student in the math department at UC Berkeley.He’s a second year Ph.D. candidate from Guangzhou in the southern part of China.