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Jul
19
Wed
Davis – Farmer’s Market Postdoc Social @ Central Park
Jul 19 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Come join your colleagues for this month’s Postdoc Union social at the next Farmer’s market picnic. We will enjoy each other’s company, the music, and all the other things the picnic has to offer. Families and friends are of course welcome, and it is also a great opportunity to meet new people!

We will meet in the middle of the park towards B street, close to the horses.

Aug
16
Wed
Davis – Farmer’s Market Postdoc Union Social @ Central Park
Aug 16 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm

Come join your colleagues for this month’s Postdoc Union social at the next Farmer’s market picnic. We will enjoy each other’s company, the music, and all the other things the picnic has to offer. Families and friends are of course welcome, and it is also a great opportunity to meet new people!

We will meet in the middle of the park towards B street, close to the horses. (Call or text Will at 774-258-0079 if you have trouble finding us.)

See you there!

Aug
23
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting @ 4202 GBSF, UC Davis Campus
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting we will discuss career development resources: how to take advantage of them, rights under our contract and how these rights can be improved upon.

Sep
27
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Health Benefits @ Physics 285
Sep 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll discuss the UC Postdoc Health Benefits, and generally how health insurance works in the US. Especially helpful if you’re a relatively new UC Davis Postdoc, or you want to educate yourself on all options before the Open Enrollment period coming up in October/November.

Oct
25
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Resolving Workplace Conflict @ Robert Mondavi Institute South Room #3215
Oct 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dec
13
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Appointments @ Physics 185
Dec 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jan
31
Wed
Davis Postdoc Union Social – Happy Hour @ Sophia's Thai Kitchen
Jan 31 @ 6:00 pm

The first month of the year is soon coming to an end. We hope that you had a great start of the new year and that you have a bright outlook on the rest of it. Please join us for our monthly Happy Hour and talk about what you look forward to for this year (or about anything else). We are also inviting academic researchers this time, who are in the process of forming a union, so please feel free to bring along any junior specialist, project scientist or similar.

Feb
21
Wed
Davis – Monthly Postdoc Union Social @ Sophia's Bar
Feb 21 @ 6:00 pm
Feb
28
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Taxes for Postdocs @ Genome and Biomedical Sciences Facility Auditorium
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. 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!

Sincerely,

Emma Skoog
Myra Dela Pena-Ponce
David Ramirez
Amy Ryan

Mar
28
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Debugging Your Workplace @ Physics 185
Mar 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us next week on Wednesday, March 28 for “Debugging your workplace” for Postdocs. In 45 minutes, we will cover:

  • Dissecting your paycheck
  • Solutions to common issues Postdocs face
  • Reviewing your parental leave options
  • Overview of your health benefits
  • Steps towards transitioning out of your Postdoc

If there are other issues you’d like to discuss, email us at davis@uaw5810.org