* Postponed * Please read here for details. This week at membership meetings across the state, a majority of campuses voted to begin on October 1st a vote to authorize [Read More…]
UAW Local 5810 is the Union chosen by a majority of the 6,000 Postdoctoral Researchers at the University of California. Through the Union we bargain collectively for improvements in wages, hours, benefits, and terms and conditions of employment. The consistent support and participation of a majority of Postdocs has been key to the formation and growth of our Union.
To win the first contract in 2010, super-majorities of postdocs engaged in a variety of actions, including public statements and petitions, outreach to state and federal elected officials, delegations to chancellors, and demonstrations.
|May 18-19||UC Los Angeles||Aug 4-6||UCOP Oakland|
|June 1-2||UCOP Oakland||Aug 26-28||UC Santa Cruz|
|June 15-16||UC San Diego||Sept 9-10||UC Berkeley|
|June 29-30||UC Davis||Sept 15-17||Pico Rivera UAW Office|
|July 16-17||UCSF, Mission Bay||Sept 24-25||UC Riverside|
|July 27-28||UC Irvine||Sept 28-30||UCOP Oakland|
We have two weeks before our contract expires and all the lip service the UC bargaining team has made about moving toward a fair contract for postdocs is not turning [Read More…]
As you know, your postdoc bargaining team is currently at the negotiating table working hard to secure the best compensation, benefits and workplace protections for you in our next contract. [Read More…]
Wednesday and Thursday of this week we were at UC Berkeley’s Clark Kerr campus for bargaining. The temperatures were sweltering, but we worked hard to keep cool! Thanks to everyone [Read More…]
This letter was submitted to the Department of Labor by UAW Local 5810 in support of President Obama’s proposed new overtime regulations. We strongly support the Department of Labor’s proposed [Read More…]
Thank you for continuing to support our union as we bargain for a new contract that will fairly compensate postdocs for the important work we do at the UC. Here [Read More…]
Here is our update from 3 days of bargaining this week at UC Office of the President in Oakland. The good news: Progress! The union and UC reached agreement on [Read More…]