Calendar

 
Aug
31
Fri
Los Angeles – Union Night at Dodger Stadium @ Dodger Stadium
Aug 31 @ 7:00 pm
Sep
12
Wed
LBL – Coffee Hour @ LBL Cafeteria Patio
Sep 12 @ 2:00 pm

Drop by to have a cup of coffee, connect with fellow researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can build our membership!

Hope to see you there!

Sincerely,

Nils Zimmermann, Unit Chair
Mamun Miah, Recording Secretary
Laurie Stephey, Head Steward

Sep
19
Wed
Berkeley & LBL — Happy Hour @ The Daily Pint
Sep 19 @ 5:30 pm

Join us for our September Postdoc Happy Hour! Stop by to have a drink and some finger food, socialize, and meet new Postdocs from UC Berkeley and LBL.

Sep
26
Wed
LBL Membership Meeting – Local resources and recommendations for Postdocs @ Building 70A, Room 3377
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What do you wish you had known when you started as a Postdoc at LBL?

At this month’s Membership Meeting, we’ll be discussing local resources that are available to Postdocs, including strategies to help new Postdocs get settled in Berkeley and Postdoc recommendations ranging from doctors and child care services to restaurants and hiking trails. Please join your fellow Postdocs to learn more about how to make the most of your time in Berkeley and share your own recommendations.
Lunch will be provided!

Sincerely,

Mamun Miah, Recording Secretary
Laurie Stephey, Head Steward

Los Angeles Membership Meeting – Local resources and recommendations for Postdocs @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What do you wish you had known when you started as a Postdoc at UCLA?

At this month’s Membership Meeting, we’ll be discussing local resources that are available to Postdocs, including strategies to help new Postdocs get settled in Los Angeles and Postdoc recommendations ranging from doctors and child care services to restaurants and hiking trails. Please join your fellow Postdocs to learn more about how to make the most of your time in Los Angeles and share your own recommendations.

Lunch will be provided!

Sincerely,

Elizabeth Zuniga-Sanchez, Unit Chair
Victor Réville, Head Steward
Mohamed Soliman, Head Steward

Sep
29
Sat
Los Angeles – Science Funding 5K Run/Walk @ Clover Park (picnic tables close to the parking lot off of Ocean Park Blvd, at the North end of the park)
Sep 29 @ 8:30 am

To raise money for our union’s Voluntary Community Action Program (VCAP), which helps us support pro-science/pro-labor political candidates and policies, we are hosting a Postdoc Union 5K Run/Walk!

This will be a really fun event for Postdocs and our families, friends and colleagues, and an excellent chance to get some exercise while socializing with fellow Postdocs! There will be a Pancake Breakfast on the beach immediately after the race, and everyone is invited to join!

Cost: $10 Pre-registration, $15 same day registration, $3 kids run

Please RSVP by clicking this link.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Sincerely,

Elizabeth Zuniga-Sanchez, Unit Chair
Victor Réville, Head Steward
Mohamed Soliman, Head Steward

Oct
10
Wed
LBL – Coffee Hour @ LBL Cafeteria Patio
Oct 10 @ 2:00 pm

Drop by to have a cup of coffee, connect with fellow researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community.

Hope to see you there!

Oct
13
Sat
Los Angeles – Canvass for Katie Hill @ Santa Clarita Field Office
Oct 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:00 pm

Join with members of other Labor Unions to walk precincts in support of Katie Hill, who is challenging Rep. Steve Knight. If you want to carpool, please RSVP here.

Canvass for Prop 10 and Jovanka Beckles @ San Pablo Park
Oct 13 @ 11:00 am – 5:00 pm

On October 13, Bay Area Postdocs will be canvassing for Proposition 10 and Jovanka Beckles for Assembly District 15. Proposition 10 supports affordable housing in California and Jovanka Beckles is a UAW endorsed candidate running for State Assembly in the district that spans from Richmond to North Oakland, including Berkeley. Everyone is welcome and encouraged to participate, regardless of whether you are eligible to vote! Please RSVP here.

Oct
17
Wed
Los Angeles – Postcarding for Katie Hill CA-25 @ Terasaki Life Sciences Building (TLSB), Room 2100
Oct 17 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm