We are pleased to announce that today we have reached a tentative agreement with the University of California on a new one-year contract until September 30th, 2016. The new contract [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 bargained late into the night during the last three days at UC Office of the President in Oakland as the clock ticked down to our contract expiration at midnight [Read More…]
* Postponed * Please read here for details. Starting Thursday, October 1st and continuing through Friday, October 9th, postdocs statewide will have the opportunity to vote to give our bargaining [Read More…]
Bargaining continued last week in Riverside from Sept. 24th – Sept. 25th. While we continue to work towards an agreement, we are still waiting for the University to offer a [Read More…]
On Sept. 18th, the UAW 5810 formally charged UC with not meeting its obligation to bargain in good faith under California law, by filing Unfair Labor Practice charges with the [Read More…]
* 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…]
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…]