2015 is now in the history books. It was a big year for our union, and we thought we’d take a minute to look back over where we’ve been. In [Read More…]
The recent Geoff Marcy case at UC Berkeley is the latest in a long line of sexual harassment and sexual assault cases in which the University of California has failed in its responsibility provide a safe learning and work space for students and employees. Despite widespread outrage, the UC has not committed to sufficient changes to its procedure in addressing sexual harassment and sexual assault claims, nor in addressing root causes such as gender inequity in academia.
This is an issue of grave moral consequence for the academic community. Please take a minute to join your fellow postdocs and sign this petition demanding that UC President Janet Napolitano commit to and implement real reform to university’s sexual harassment and sexual assault policies, and please also share widely with your friends and colleagues in academia and beyond, via email, Facebook [https://www.facebook.com/uaw5810] or Twitter [https://twitter.com/UAW5810].
Check out our detailed recommendations to UC below on how it can fix its sexual harassment and sexual violence policy, and please sign our petition demanding real change to the [Read More…]
As you know, thousands of international postdocs are proud members and elected leaders of UAW Local 5810. Our union has a history of speaking up against discrimination in all forms. [Read More…]
We are pleased to present you with the following newly elected UAW Local 5810 officers: UC San Francisco Campus Unit Chair By a vote of 8 out of 8 valid [Read More…]
Please sign our petition to let UC know that sexual harassment and assault is a major problem that affects far too many people at the University of California. In addition [Read More…]
Check out this great Nature Article outlining the improvements won in our new contract. Read the full piece below, a PDF version here, or log on to the Nature website. [Read More…]
We are pleased to present you with the following list of newly elected UAW Local 5810 officers. As of the close of the nomination period at 5pm PST on November [Read More…]
We will be holding an election to fill vacant positions within the union leadership on Monday, December 7th. The strength of our union is built upon a democratic foundation – [Read More…]
This year’s open enrollment period, or the period during which you can choose and enroll in medical, dental and vision plans for 2016, begins today, October 29 and goes through [Read More…]
We’re pleased to announce that the new contract was ratified by a vote of 3471 to 42, a 98.8% margin. The new contract goes into effect as of November 1, [Read More…]