LBL Membership Meeting – Health Benefits Open Enrollment @ 33-106
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This month during our Membership Meeting, we’ll discuss the UC Postdoc Benefits Plan:

  • How does health insurance work in the US?
  • What is the difference between the HMO and the PPO medical plan?
  • What are my out-of-pocket medical expenses?
  • How to find a General Physician/Pediatrician/Dentist/Endodontist?
  • And more.

Especially helpful if you’re a relatively new Postdoc, or you want to educate yourself on all options before the Open Enrollment period starting on October 31.

Lunch will be provided!

Berkeley/LBL — Researcher Happy Hour @ Triple Rock
Nov 14 @ 5:30 pm

Join your fellow researchers for our monthly happy hour. We’ll celebrate Academic Researchers’ huge contract victory, socialize and discuss how to further strengthen our Union!

Berkeley/LBL – End of Year Party and AR Contract Celebration @ UAW 5810 Union Office
Dec 5 @ 5:30 pm

Please join us for a party on Thursday, December 5th to celebrate a great 2019. This was a momentous year for our union, with Academic Researchers winning a great contract and beginning to join as members. Please join us to celebrate our hard work, our research accomplishments, and our solidarity. Drinks will be provided, you are encouraged to bring food to share.

Please click here to RSVP.

LBL Membership Meeting – Time Off and Leaves for Postdocs @ 70A-3377
Dec 12 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting, we will be discussing Personal Time Off and the various kinds of leaves (Maternity, Parental, Personal, Medical, etc.) available to Postdocs, how to make use of those leaves when needed, as well as how paid sick days and holidays work under the contract.

Lunch will be provided!

Berkeley Membership Meeting – Planning for 2020 @ Cory Hall, Room 529
Jan 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for our first membership meetings of the year, where we will discuss our plan for 2020! This year we have the opportunity to protect and expand the rights of Postdocs and Academic Researchers at UC, as well as advocate for laws and lawmakers that help the research community.

Lunch will be provided!