Calendar

 
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
21
Thu
LBL – Researcher Coffee Hour @ LBL Cafeteria
Mar 21 @ 3:00 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!

Mar
27
Wed
LBL Membership Meeting – Postdoc Bargaining 2020 @ 33-106
Mar 27 @ 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!

Lunch will be provided!

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!

Apr
9
Tue
Berkeley – AR General Meeting: All About Bargaining @ Tan Hall, Room 775B
Apr 9 @ 11:30 am – 12:30 pm

Now that we’ve pushed UC to drop its objections to our union, bargaining will begin soon! With that exciting news in mind, we invite you to join for a meeting to give us your feedback and learn about the bargaining process and how you can be involved – including helping to develop specific proposals, outreach to other ARs, political action, communicating personal stories, and much more.

Lunch will be provided!

Apr
11
Thu
Berkeley — Researcher Happy Hour @ Matiki Island BBQ and Brew
Apr 11 @ 5:30 pm

Drop by for some drinks and apps, connect with fellow 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.

Apr
16
Tue
Berkeley — Researcher Coffee Hour @ Outside of Brown's (the picnic tables between Li Ka Shing, Morgan Hall, and Mulford Hall)
Apr 16 @ 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 how we can continue to build our researcher community!

LBL – Bargaining Lunch @ LBL Cafeteria
Apr 16 @ 12:00 pm

Join for a brown bag lunch to discuss building a more inclusive, accessible, equitable, and diverse research community.

Dessert items will be provided!

Apr
24
Wed
LBL Membership Meeting – Debugging Your Workplace @ 33-106
Apr 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for “Debugging your workplace” for Postdocs. In 45 minutes, we will cover:

  • Dissecting your paycheck
  • Reviewing your parental leave options
  • Overview of your health benefits

If there are other issues you’d like to discuss for next week’s meeting, email us at lbl@uaw5810.org. Lunch will be provided.

Apr
25
Thu
Berkeley Membership Meeting – Union Democracy @ Hearst Memorial Mining Building (HMMB), Room 410
Apr 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What does it mean to get involved with our union? How are decisions made? What is the role of a steward, head steward or executive board member? With our next Postdoc Union vacancy election happening later this month and open positions at every campus, please join us at this meeting to discuss how our Postdoc Union democracy happens.

Lunch will be provided!