Membership Updates

Sep 232009

Dear Postdocs, We just completed one more day of bargaining. Today the administrators gave us a major proposal on leaves, attempting to address many of our concerns about time off [Read More…]

Sep 182009

Dear Postdocs, We have completed two more days of contract negotiations with the UC Management. A small number of articles remain, mostly economic topics. The UC has been slow in [Read More…]

Aug 262009

Dear PRO/UAW Postdocs, We have just completed another two days of bargaining with UC administrators, for a total of 44 days since the start of 2009. While we made significant [Read More…]

Aug 212009

Dear Postdocs, We have finished yet another round of bargaining from Monday through Friday of this week. We have made some significant progress this week securing important rights for Postdocs. [Read More…]

Aug 142009

Dear PRO/UAW Postdocs, We have just concluded 3 more days of bargaining with the University. While we made significant progress on Grievance and Arbitration and Health and Safety, the University [Read More…]

Jul 302009

Dear PRO/UAW Postdocs, We bargained with the University four days this week. We made notable progress this week by reaching agreement on significant topics such as Individual Development Plans and [Read More…]

Jul 102009

UAW Postdocs, We just completed 2 more days of bargaining. We reached tentative agreement on one additional topic – Job Posting. UC continues to stall progress toward reaching agreement on [Read More…]

Jun 262009

Fellow Postdocs, We have completed 3 more days of bargaining with UC Management. As you know, President Yudof has publicly proposed in his June 17 letter to the UC community [Read More…]

Jun 212009

Dear PRO/UAW Postdocs, Many of you have seen and rasied concerns about President Yudof’s message of June 17 announcing that he will ask the Regents to declare a Fiscal Emergency [Read More…]