Calendar

 
Feb
7
Thu
Santa Barbara – AR General Meeting on Status of Research in the U.S. @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Feb 7 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Please join us for our first Academic Researcher general meeting of the new year! We’ll discuss existing recommendations to improve research in the U.S., including the 2018 NAS report: “The Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences Researchers: Breaking Through”. By understanding existing recommendations and reports, we can better craft bargaining proposals to support our careers and UC’s research mission.

All ARs are encourage to attend and lunch will be provided!

Berkeley & LBL — Researcher Happy Hour @ Matiki Island BBQ and Brew
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm

Drop by for some drinks and apps, connect with fellow LBL and Berkeley researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community.

Feb
27
Wed
Santa Barbara – AR General Meeting on Initial Bargaining Demands @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Santa Barbara Membership Meeting – Taxes for Postdocs @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll discuss the basics of filing Federal and State taxes, including issues affecting fellows and international scholars. We will also discuss how recent changes to the tax law will impact Postdocs. Your peers are also an excellent resource for tax questions and this will be a good opportunity to ask questions and share information.

Lunch will be provided!

Feb
28
Thu
Berkeley Membership Meeting – Taxes for Postdocs @ LeConte Hall, Room 375
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll discuss the basics of filing Federal and State taxes, including issues affecting fellows and international scholars. We will also discuss how recent changes to the tax law will impact Postdocs. Your peers are also an excellent resource for tax questions and this will be a good opportunity to ask questions and share information.

Lunch will be provided!

Santa Barbara – AR General Meeting @ Bren Hall, Room 4016
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Mar
5
Tue
Berkeley – AR General Meeting on Initial Bargaining Demands @ UAW 5810 Office
Mar 5 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for a very exciting meeting to discuss the initial set of demands that our union will submit to UC in advance of bargaining the first UC Academic Researcher union contract! These demands have been crafted based on the feedback from thousands of ARs via the comprehensive bargaining survey.

All ARs are encourage to attend and lunch will be provided!

Mar
14
Thu
Berkeley & LBL — Researcher Happy Hour @ Matiki Island BBQ and Brew
Mar 14 @ 5:30 pm

Drop by for some drinks and apps, connect with fellow LBL and Berkeley researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community.

Mar
19
Tue
Berkeley — Researcher Coffee Hour @ Evans Hall Patio (Stanley Hall side)
Mar 19 @ 10:30 am

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!

Mar
28
Thu
Berkeley Membership Meeting – Postdoc Bargaining 2020 @ Latimer Hall, Room 425
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

With our current Postdoc union contract set to expire in just over a year, it’s time to start thinking about our next round of bargaining with UC. At this month’s membership meeting we’ll discuss the basics of bargaining, including what it means to collectively bargain and how the process works. Then we’ll generate ideas for what issues we should prioritize and how Postdocs can most effectively exercise our collective power to win a great contract in 2020!

At this meeting, we will also be voting for a representative to the elections committee. The UAW local 5810 elections committee consists of one elected representative from every campus. We will accept nominations at the meeting and hold an election if necessary.

Lunch will be provided!