Proposed 1-year Extension of Postdoc Contract

As your elected bargaining team, we have been discussing the best way forward for UC Postdocs as our contract is set to expire on September 30, 2020. Given the great uncertainties created by the massive health and economic crisis of COVID-19, we have voted to support...

NEW: Paid Leave options and job/pay guarantees

We have made significant progress through bargaining with UC over the impacts of COVID-19. Click here for a chart showing the wins and current status of our union’s bargaining demands, and read on for recent updates on paid leave, job protections, and visas. COVID-19...

Update from COVID-19 bargaining session #2

We met again yesterday with UC via videoconference to bargain over changes in our working conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. UC had several responses to our demands we presented last week: Paid Leave - UC employees are included in a recently passed federal law...

Update from COVID-19 bargaining session #1

We met yesterday with UC via videoconference to bargain over changes in our working conditions due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Prior to the call, we developed bargaining demands; you can read the Postdoc demands here and the Academic Researcher demands here. During our...

COVID-19, your union, your rights

On Wednesday, the World Health Organization announced the Coronavirus/COVID-19 outbreak is a global pandemic. Every campus in the UC system has announced that instruction and exams will be moved online for some period of time to avert further transmission. UAW 5810...

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UC Researcher & UAW 5810 member Miranda Dietz weighed in on the looming childcare crisis facing UC workers: “I need real action and support so that I can make sure that my kids are safe and that I can focus on my research.”
https://www.dailycal.org/2020/08/07/uc-berkeley-employee-morale-survey-shows-need-for-increased-child-care-support/

SIGN THE PETITION! Tell UC Davis to help essential workers stay safe by suspending parking enforcement until the state of emergency is lifted and restoring all goClub programs. Add your name here:
https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/UCDparkingpetition

Read the letter UAW 5810 sent jointly with @uaw2865 and other unions that calls on UC campuses to stay closed for fall instruction and lays out specific conditions for reopening. http://uaw5810.org/wp-content/uploads/2020/08/7.28.20-UC-Gradual-Reopening-Letter.pdf

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