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Dec
4
Tue
San Diego – Pick-up Soccer Match @ John Muir Turf Field
Dec 4 @ 3:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Dec
6
Thu
Berkeley & LBL — Postdoc and Academic Researcher End of Year Party @ UAW Local 5810 Office
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm

2018 has been an exciting year! We welcomed 5,000 new researchers into our Union, built our membership and successfully enforced our contract on a number of critical issues, and worked to elect pro-science and pro-worker candidates across the state. As 2018 winds down, we invite you to join us for a party to celebrate the holiday season and all of our wins this year.

The party will be an excellent opportunity for you to meet fellow Postdocs and Researchers from UCB and LBL, learn more about how to get involved in our Union, and begin to plan what we will accomplish together in 2020 contract negotiations.

Please RSVP here!

RSVPs are strongly encouraged! We will provide alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, along with some snacks, and everyone is welcome to bring something to share. The union office is a short walk from campus, close to the Downtown Berkeley BART station.

Hope to see you there!

UCSF Parnassus – Researcher Happy Hour @ Blackthorn
Dec 6 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Join us for our monthly researcher happy hour this Thursday! All are welcome to come socialize and network with fellow postdocs. This will be our last happy hour of 2018, so please come celebrate the Holidays with us!

If you are not a part of our Postdoc Union and would like to be, please click here to sign up. Additionally, if you have any questions about membership or our Union in general, please email us!

Hope to see you there!

Dec
12
Wed
Irvine – Postdoc and Academic Researcher Social @ Natural Sciences 2, Room 4206
Dec 12 @ 4:00 pm

Meet other UCI Postdocs and Researchers, socialize, and expand your network! We’ll be celebrating an Academic Researchers United (Project Scientists, Researchers, and Specialists) milestone: obtaining majority support for our unionization effort.

Hot coffee, cold beverages, cookies and snacks provided. Your labmates and colleagues are welcome too!

Dec
13
Thu
San Diego – Postdoc and Academic Researcher End of Year Celebration @ Leichtag 107
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring a side dish or snack and build community with Postdocs and Academic Researchers (Project Scientists, Researchers, Specialists and Coordinators of Public Programs) who have now obtained majority support for their unionization effort. Friends/Family and all researchers are welcome.

RSVP here to let us know you are coming, how many guests you are bringing, and if there is a side dish/snack that you would like to bring!

Dec
18
Tue
Los Angeles – Postdoc and Academic Researcher Holiday Coffee Hour @ The Bombshelter Bistro
Dec 18 @ 10:00 am

We would like to invite you for a holiday coffee hour on Tuesday, December 18 at 10 AM. Meet other UCLA Researchers and Postdocs, socialize, and expand your network! We’ll be celebrating an Academic Researchers United (Project Scientists, Researchers, Specialists and CPPs) milestone: obtaining majority support for our unionization effort.

Hot coffee and donuts will be provided. Your labmates and colleagues are welcome too.

Jan
8
Tue
San Diego – Pick-up Soccer Match @ John Muir Turf Field
Jan 8 @ 3:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Jan
10
Thu
UCSF Parnassus – Postdoc Happy Hour @ Blackthorn
Jan 10 @ 7:00 pm

Join us in starting off the new year with a Postdoc happy hour! This is our first full week back after the holidays, so come say hello. All Postdocs are welcome!

Hope to see you there!

Jan
15
Tue
Berkeley — Postdoc and Academic Researcher Coffee Hour @ Picnic tables between Li Ka Shing, Genetics and Plant Biology, Morgan, and Mulford
Jan 15 @ 2:00 pm

UAW Local 5810 Postdocs and Academic Researchers are co-hosting a coffee hour next week. Drop by to have a cup of coffee and 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!

We’ve made Berkeley a great place to be a Postdoc because we work together to advocate for ourselves and our research community, and that’s possible because Postdocs overwhelmingly choose to become members. If you aren’t a member of our union yet, click here!

Hope to see you there!

Claire Dodd, Unit Chair
Peter Smits, Recording Secretary
Mehmet Doğan, Head Steward
Aman Gill, Head Steward
Ambika Kamath, Head Steward
Amanda Mclaughlin, Head Steward

Feb
5
Tue
Los Angeles – Postdoc and Academic Researcher Coffee Hour @ The Bombshelter Bistro
Feb 5 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for our next researcher coffee hour! Coffee and donuts will be provided.