Calendar

 
Jun
18
Tue
Berkeley/LBL — Researcher Coffee Hour @ Terrace Cafe (outside of Davis Hall)
Jun 18 @ 3:00 pm

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!

Jun
27
Thu
Berkeley Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ VLSB, Room 5192
Jun 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What rights does our contract provide with regard to appointment length and appointment letters? What does a layoff mean? What if you find another job before your appointment end date? Join us at our next meeting to learn more about everything appointment-related, and hear from other Postdocs about their experiences. This is also a good opportunity to ask any other questions that you may have.

Lunch will be provided!

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

Drop by for some drinks and apps, 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.

Jul
15
Mon
Berkeley – AR General Meeting @ UAW 5810 Office
Jul 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for a short bargaining update, followed by a discussion about what’s next to win a fair contract! If there are specific topics that you would like to address (or if you have generally have any questions about bargaining), please fill out this form so that we can be sure to include your topic of interest.

Lunch will be provided!

Jul
16
Tue
Berkeley/LBL — Researcher Coffee Hour @ Tables outside of Brown Hall
Jul 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!

Jul
25
Thu
Berkeley Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ Cory 400
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Are you interested in gaining teaching experience as a Postdoc? In this month’s membership meeting, we will discuss opportunities for Postdocs to hone their teaching skills. We’ll talk about different kinds of teaching, whether formal or informal, and how to build those experiences into your CV. We’ll also discuss opportunities for teaching in the area, both within UC and outside.

Lunch will be provided!

Aug
11
Sun
Berkeley/LBL – Annual Union Barbecue @ TBD
Aug 11 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm
Aug
21
Wed
Berkeley – AR General Meeting @ Patio outside Campbell Hall
Aug 21 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join this month’s general meeting to get the latest on where things stand with bargaining and discuss how ARs can utilize the new ARU / UAW 5810 Bargaining Petition to increase the pressure on UC.

Lunch will be provided!

Aug
29
Thu
Berkeley Membership Meeting – Mental Health Resources for Postdocs @ VLSB 2063
Aug 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This month’s membership meeting will focus on the range of mental/behavioral health resources that are available to Postdocs. This includes what is available on campus, as well as off campus. We’ll also cover how to find providers under our HMO and PPO health care plans. And as always, we are each other’s greatest resource so any information or feedback that you can contribute to this conversation will be most appreciated!

Lunch will be provided!

Sep
12
Thu
Berkeley/LBL – Debate Watch Party @ UAW 5810 Union Office
Sep 12 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

For this month’s happy hour, we’re having a debate watch party! We’ll be gathering at our Union office in downtown Berkeley to watch the Democratic debate at 5pm on Thursday, September 12th. We’ll be joined by UC Academic Student Employees, UAW 2865, and the Sierra Club Employee Alliance, UAW 2103.

We’ll have alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks for a small suggested donation, as well as snacks. Donations will go towards electing pro-science, pro-worker, and pro-immigrant candidates. And we’ll be playing debate Bingo with prizes for the winners!

Please click here to RSVP.