Calendar

 
Apr
27
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Next Steps after the March for Science @ Price Center, Red Shoe Room
Apr 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The April 22nd March for Science marks a historic day of action for researchers at UC, and across the country. At our meeting this month, we will be talking about how we can maintain the momentum from the March, build solidarity within the scientific community, and engage the public to help push back against anti-science policies. Bring your creative ideas!

Lunch will be provided!

May
25
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Postdoc Housing @ Price Center, Red Shoe Room
May 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Access and affordability of housing is a concern for many, if not all of us. At this month’s membership meeting, we’ll explore the specific housing challenges UC Postdocs face, discuss what options exist at our campus, and talk about how the Postdoc Union can work to increase housing access.

Lunch will be provided!

Jun
15
Thu
San Diego – Steward Training @ Price Center, Earl Warren College Room
Jun 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
17
Sat
San Diego – Postdoc Union Barbecue @ Kellog Park (near La Jolla Shores)
Jun 17 @ 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

It is time to come together, re-energize and have a good time. On Saturday, June 17, UCSD Postdoc Union Stewards will be hosting a BBQ at Kellog Park (near La Jolla Shores) from 12 to 4 pm.

This will be a great opportunity to meet others and create community among scientists at UCSD, so please feel free to invite others in your labs.

Please RSVP here and Join Us!

Food will be provided, but please bring something to share. Family is welcome!

Jun
29
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Career Development @ Price Center, Red Shoe Room
Jun 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting we will discuss career development resources: how to take advantage of them, rights under our contract and how these rights can be improved upon. Come join us!

Lunch will be provided.

Jul
25
Tue
San Diego – Postdoc Union Coffee Hour (School of Medicine) @ Biomedical Entrance (Facing Leichtag)
Jul 25 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This month we are hosting coffee hours on campus. We hope you can stop by for coffee and cookies. This is a great opportunity to meet other Postdocs and get updates on the work we are doing as a union.

Hope to see you there!

Jul
26
Wed
San Diego – Postdoc Union Happy Hour (Revelle and Muir) @ Outside Hi Thai
Jul 26 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

This month we are hosting coffee hours on campus. We hope you can stop by for coffee and cookies. This is a great opportunity to meet other Postdocs and get updates on the work we are doing as a union.

Hope to see you there!

Jul
28
Fri
San Diego Membership Meeting – Retirement Benefits @ Eleanor Roosevelt College room (Price Center, 2nd Floor)
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s campus membership meeting we’ll answer frequently asked questions about retirement plan options for Postdocs, including the Defined Contribution Plan (DCP). We’ll be joined by a retirement planner from Fidelity Investments who can provide expert advice. We will also update you on the status of our statewide grievance over UC’s proposal to increase Postdoc retirement plan fees. Hope to see you there!

Lunch will be provided.

Aug
18
Fri
San Diego – Postdoc Union Happy Hour @ BJ's
Aug 18 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Join us for our August Happy Hour, one week from today! Partners and colleagues are welcome. This is a great opportunity to meet other Postdocs in San Diego. And there will be a discounted happy hour rate.

Please RSVP by clicking here.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Aug
31
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Parental Leave and Time Off @ Price Center, Red Shoe Room
Aug 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At today’s Campus Membership Meeting, we will be discussing Personal Time Off and the various kinds of leaves (Maternity, Parental, Personal, Medical, etc.) available to Postdocs, how to make use of those leaves when needed, as well as how paid sick days and holidays work under the contract.

We’ll also be talking about how our Union is fighting to save science funding in the 2018 budget as well as fair immigration policies, and our plans to meet with our Congress members on these issues.

Lunch will be provided.