Your Career Development Rights

The contract we have with UC offers important help for career and professional development. Click on the printable flier below to learn about some of these rights. This includes Article 9 of the contract which provides for an Individual Development Plan (IDP). An IDP provides a planning process to identify individual research goals, professional development and career objectives with supervisors. You can download the template and instructions below for creating your own IDP.

UAW Local 5810 - The Union of Postdocs and Academic Researchers

gotta say it’s so dang nice to be in an academic union (@UAW5810) with dope COMPREHENSIVE health care 🥰 can’t wait to get my teeth cleaned and be able to see clearly #joinaunion #organize

Big victory for our colleagues, @uaw2865. After some members were wrongfully denied benefits like tuition fee remission and health insurance, they filed grievances and won the benefits they were entitled to, amounting to ~$10K per worker!
https://www.dailycal.org/2020/09/21/gsis-in-public-health-program-at-uc-berkeley-win-tuition-remission-health-care-benefits/

Today is National Voter Registration Day! Make sure you're registered at https://registertovote.ca.gov/.
Our union is active in supporting pro-science, pro-worker, pro-public education candidates & propositions. Join the phonebank for Prop 15 on Saturday! RSVP: https://actionnetwork.org/events/laborforprop15-phonebank2/

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