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August 28, 2012
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Governor Brown Announces Pension Reform Agreement (UC exempted for now)

  A signature goal of Governor Brown has been public employee pension reform. This is conceptually and politically linked to his budget initiative. Today the governor and legislative leaders announced a compromise agreement. It is possible that this will be … Continue reading

August 7, 2012
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BFA Supports SB 259 – Graduate Student Researchers’ Right to Organize

We of the Berkeley Faculty Association (BFA) wish to alert you to the fact that many faculty support SB 259, which would allow UC’s Graduate Student Researchers (GSRs) to unionize. We affirm the right of all employees to organize and we also affirm the importance of Graduate Student Researchers helping to shape the contract stipulating conditions of their work. Continue reading