About 150 people marched from the base of the UCSC campus to the County Building in downtown Santa Cruz.
Workers, students and community members took part in a massive demonstration to support AFSCME.
Hundreds of people bargained for better wages and working conditions for AFSCME members at the nine UC campuses and five medical centers.
On Wednesday November 10, 2004, the members of Local 3299 AFSCME will be having a major rally when UC representatives come to the campus for state-wide bargaining. The rally will take place at 12:00 noon in front of the Baytree Bookstore on the UCSC campus.
Yadira Ramirez, a 16 year-old from Watsonville, spoke about the upcoming Pilgrimage Supporting Immigrants and Farmworkers.