Here are some thoughts about strategy regarding faculty.
1) I've been learning more about what's happening on CSU campuses where despite the presence of a union politicization was slow until faculty returned from vacation & began teaching. I would expect the same to be the case at all UC campuses, which leads me to think that a successful walkout not to be feasible on the 24th except at Berkeley.
2) The no-confidence vote targets too much a person, not enough the policy (emergency powers & furloughs). Get rid of Yudof but the policy remains. So at the very least an amended resolution or an entirely separate, additional one should make a counter specfic demand that references the earlier sense of the Academic Council and restores faculty say over furloughs, etc. This would be a UC-wide Senate demand. Yudof or his replacement would have to cede if the UC Academic Council passed it or he would lose authority with the Regents. This strategy plays to faculty strengths and would then leave the door open to further demands in the future and gets beyond the usual symbolic politics.
3) I think UCOP's & the Regents' high-handed treatment of faculty as simply bothersome employees has created enormous resentment but Yudof is confident that he has isolated them from powerful allies such as State legislators, UC alums, and the press, and is not really worried by the threat of a walkout that wouldn't be followed by scientists & engineers anyway who have more or less been taken care of. He may be wrong but I'm not so sure.