Community Solidarity (old)

UAW Academic Workers have announced a multi-unit statewide strike against the University of California’s unlawful conduct, beginning November 14th. Find ways to express your solidarity below!

Strike Support & Hardship Fund

48,000 Academic Workers at the University of California are preparing to strike if necessary. Show your solidarity by contributing to the UC Academic Workers Strike Support and Hardship Fund! This is the official hardship fund of UAW 2865, UAW 5810, and Student Researchers United-UAW.

Join a Picket Line

Community members are invited to join workers in solidarity on the picket lines. Information about picket lines on all campuses can be found here.

California Labor Federation Petition to UC President Drake

Send a message to UC President Michael Drake that you are in solidarity with UC’s Academic Workers.

Undergrad Letter of Support

If you are an undergraduate at UC, sign this letter of support for UAW Academic Workers fighting for fair contracts. A university which is invested in providing a high quality education to its students is a university that pays its workers well!

Faculty and Departmental Support

Read letters of support for our campaign from departments across the UC system. If you would like to share a new letter, email it to

Social Media

Follow our union accounts on social media and help spread information and agitation by sharing our posts.