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At UC, the Union of Postdocs and Academic Researchers:

  • Is run by Postdocs & ARs: Union members set priorities democratically and bargain with UC. 
  • Enables Postdocs & ARs to resolve workplace problems through our contract.
  • Gives Postdocs & ARs a collective voice in advocating for important issues such as increased research funding, rights for international scholars, and equity and diversity in academia.

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What a way to kick off our newly re-formed Region 6! On Saturday, more than 300 members from across all sectors and areas of the Region came together to learn from each other, collaboratively set priorities, & commit to action steps for building power in the coming years.

UAW members in Region 6! Join fellow members from across the region to discuss all we have accomplished this year, and to collectively make plans for organizing and building power in the coming years. For more info & to register, contact your Local Union.

Interesting reflection on how the events of last year impacted researchers around the globe and our careers
-->and how they shaped the issues we've been working hard to tackle, including compensation, diversity and inclusion, and bullying. https://www.nature.com/articles/d41586-022-04451-4

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