May 8, 1991
Graduate Students Strike at Santa Cruz
Santa Cruz, California -- Graduate-student employees at the University of California at Santa Cruz staged a two-day walkout last week to urge the university to give their union collective-bargaining rights.
As many as 75 per cent of classes were canceled as a result of the action, according to union leaders. University officials said they had not counted the cancellations, but expected that every class was held or rescheduled.
The union, the Graduate Student Employees