Membership Updates

Jul 162016
Bargaining Update - Session 4

On July 7, UCLA postdocs marched to the Grad Dean’s office to demand the NIH standard of 8 weeks of parental leave at full pay. UC’s bargaining team kicked off [Read More…]

Jul 022016
Bargaining Update - Session 3

Many UCSD postdocs (and some children) gather outside bargaining room to support the postdoc bargaining team The highlight of this Thursday and Friday’s bargaining session was a great showing from [Read More…]

Jun 172016
Bargaining Update - Session 2

UC’s Compensation “Supposal” We just completed two days of bargaining at UCSF Mission Bay. Despite having 2.5 weeks between sessions, UC again arrived unprepared. Instead of responding to our Compensation [Read More…]

Jun 012016
Bargaining Update - Session 1

Our first bargaining session concluded a few hours ago and we wanted to update you on where things stand. As was expressed in our Op-ed yesterday, we are committed to working together with the University [Read More…]

May 312016

Today, our bargaining team will meet with the university for our first day of negotiations on a new contract.

In recognition of what this moment represents, UAW 5810 President Anke Schennink, has published an op-ed on Medium which lays out why this negotiation is not just about improving postdoc rights and benefits, but also represents an incredible opportunity for postdocs and the university to work together to significantly shape the face of scientific research at UC and beyond. [Read More…]

Apr 282016

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 April [Read More…]