Sign Up for Membership


Welcome to the University of University of California and UAW Local 5810, the Union of Postdocs. Through the Union we bargain collectively over the terms and conditions of employment for Postdoctoral Scholars.

Our strong majority membership has allowed us to negotiate and enforce wage increases for all Postdocs, improvements to health insurance, improved job security, rights for International Postdocs, strong non-discrimination and sexual harassment protections, as well as other improvements.

If you have not signed up as a member, please print a UAW 5810 Membership Form, fill it out and return it to the Union.

Once you have filled out your form, you can scan at return it to

Or you can mail it to:
UAW Local 5810
2030 Addison St. Ste 640B
Berkeley, CA 94704

Alternatively if you’d like to meet with a Union representative to discuss membership or any aspect of your employment or the Union, write us at to set up an appointment to meet.

Please don’t hesitate to reach out if you have any other questions.