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UC Teaching Assistants Win First Union Contract

Science  26 May 2000:
Vol. 288, Issue 5470, pp. 1311
DOI: 10.1126/science.288.5470.1311a

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The University of California (UC) system has agreed to a union contract covering some 8000 teaching assistants, capping a 16-year fight by graduate students for a labor agreement with their employer. The contract, between UC and the United Auto Workers, includes an immediate 1.5% pay raise and creates a mechanism for overtime pay as well as limits on the workweek.

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