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Jul
19
Wed
Davis – Farmer’s Market Postdoc Social @ Central Park
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come join your colleagues for this month’s Postdoc Union social at the next Farmer’s market picnic. We will enjoy each other’s company, the music, and all the other things the picnic has to offer. Families and friends are of course welcome, and it is also a great opportunity to meet new people!

We will meet in the middle of the park towards B street, close to the horses.

Jul
21
Fri
Riverside Postdoc Union Happy Hour @ The Getaway Cafe
Jul 21 @ 6:00 pm

Join us for a Postdoc Union Happy Hour at the Getaway Cafe this Friday, July 21st! Appetizers will be provided; you just cover your tab at a discounted happy hour rate. Partners and colleagues are welcome.

Jul
22
Sat
Joint Council Meeting @ Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (PSB), Classroom 1186
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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!

Los Angeles Membership Meeting – Leaves @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’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.

UCSF Mission Bay Membership Meeting – Career Development @ Mission Hall
Jul 25 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
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
27
Thu
UCSF Postdoc Orientation (Mission Bay Campus) @ Mission Hall, Room 1407
Jul 27 @ 1:30 pm – 5:00 pm
Jul
28
Fri
Merced Membership Meeting – Central Valley & Pitch90 @ SE2-302
Jul 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

I am pleased to announce that the President of the UAW5810, Anke Schennink, will be in our meeting to chat with UCM postdocs and get to know more about our community in the Central Valley region. I am also excited to announce the continuation of our career development event now named Pitch 90. This is also scheduled for July 28 (noon-1pm). This is an event created by UCM Postdocs (special thanks to Yu, Nate, and Jing). This is a great opportunity for us to improve our oral and improvisation skills.

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.