Santa Barbara – Researcher BBQ @ Jonny D. Wallis Neighborhood Park
Sep 21 @ 1:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come celebrate the last days of summer with fellow UCSB Postdocs and Academic Researchers. Colleagues, partners, family, and friends are welcome to join! We will provide the BBQ necessities and food! Drinks available by donation. Please RSVP here!

Merced Membership Meeting – Mental Health Resources for Postdocs @ Science & Engineering II, Room 302
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This month’s membership meeting will focus on the range of mental/behavioral health resources that are available to Postdocs. This includes what is available on campus, as well as off campus. We’ll also cover how to find providers under our HMO and PPO health care plans. And as always, we are each other’s greatest resource so any information or feedback that you can contribute to this conversation will be most appreciated!

Lunch will be provided!

San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting – Resolving Workplace Conflicts @ Mission Hall, MH-2110
Sep 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting, we’ll discuss the grievance process for resolving work-related concerns, problems and/or issues, including your rights under our contract. The grievance process is an essential component of contract enforcement. Please join us for this important conversation.

Lunch will be provided!

San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting – Retirement Benefits @ Mission Hall, MH-1106
Oct 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

For this month’s membership meeting, we have invited Nancy Pargot, a retirement planner from Fidelity Investments, to present on the retirement plan options for Postdocs, including the Defined Contribution Plan (DCP), 403b and 457b plans.

You will have the opportunity to ask all of your questions about the plans, the various ways you can invest for the future, and what options you have when your UC employment ends.

Lunch will be provided!