On Monday and Tuesday of this week we met with UC management again to further discuss improvements to our new contract. The topic we brought to the table on Monday [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||UC Berkeley|
|June 1-2||UCOP Oakland||Aug 26-28||UC Santa Cruz|
|June 15-16||UC San Diego||Sept 9-10||TBD|
|June 29-30||UC Davis||Sept 15-17||TBD|
|July 16-17||UCSF, Mission Bay||Sept 24-25||TBD|
|July 27-28||UC Irvine||Sept 28-30||TBD|
We completed two more days of bargaining with UC management at UC San Diego. We started off by presenting a package of proposals that address postdoc compensation. As the cost [Read More…]
In bargaining sessions over the last two days at UC offices in Oakland, the UAW 5810 Bargaining Team proposed important changes that will improve health care benefits and appointment length [Read More…]
Over the last two days we sat down with UC management at the bargaining table to explain and motivate our initial bargaining demands. The whole bargaining team was excited and [Read More…]
Starting tomorrow, we will sit down at the bargaining table across from UC management to determine what the future will look like for postdocs at UC. We will negotiate the [Read More…]
On Thursday, April 30 and Thursday, May 14, 2015, the University and the Union will present each side’s initial bargaining proposals to the public. The presentation will take place from [Read More…]
Life and work are busy – but this week we wanted to take a minute to remember something that happened five years ago that made it possible for us to [Read More…]
As of today, a majority (3,238 to be exact) of postdocs at UC who have signed on to endorse the initial bargaining demands. The demands were developed through a survey, [Read More…]