Calendar

 
Jul
27
Thu
Irvine Membership Meeting – Retirement Benefits @ NS II 4206
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s campus membership meeting we’ll answer frequently asked questions about retirement plan options for Postdocs, including the Defined Contribution Plan (DCP). We’ll be joined by a retirement planner from Fidelity Investments who can provide expert advice. We will also update you on the status of our statewide grievance over UC’s proposal to increase Postdoc retirement plan fees. Hope to see you there!

Lunch will be provided.

Aug
11
Fri
Irvine – Postdoc Union Social Hour @ BC's Cavern Food Court
Aug 11 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm

Join us this Friday for a Postdoc Union social hour in front of BC’s Cavern Food Court. This will be a excellent opportunity to meet your fellow Postdocs, socialize and discuss upcoming Postdoc Union activities. Ice Tea and Boba from Cha for Tea will be provided.

Hope to see you there!

Aug
23
Wed
Davis (Sacramento) Membership Meeting – Retirement Planning @ 1106 Blaisdell Library
Aug 23 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll answer frequently asked questions about retirement plan options for Postdocs, including the Defined Contribution Plan (DCP). We’ll be joined by a retirement planner from Fidelity Investments who can provide expert advice.

Aug
31
Thu
Irvine Membership Meeting – Retirement Benefits @ NS II 4206
Aug 31 @ 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. Come join us!

Lunch will be provided.

Sep
26
Tue
Davis (Sacramento) Membership Meeting @ Blaisdell Library, Room 1106
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm
Sep
28
Thu
Irvine Membership Meeting – Health Benefits @ Natural Sciences II, Room 4206
Sep 28 @ 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 Irvine Postdoc, or you want to educate yourself on all options before the Open Enrollment period coming up in October/November.

Oct
26
Thu
Irvine Membership Meeting – Resolving Workplace Conflict @ NS II 4206
Oct 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Oct
31
Tue
Davis (Sacramento) Membership Meeting – Resolving Workplace Conflict @ Blaisdell Library Room #1106
Oct 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nov
16
Thu
Irvine Postdoc Union Event – 1-Year Contract Anniversary Celebration @ Humanities Gateway 1030 (ground floor, patio with lights)
Nov 16 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Dec
7
Thu
Irvine Membership Meeting – Appointments @ NS II 4206
Dec 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

We invite you to join us for the last membership meeting of 2017.

We’ll talk about everything related to Postdoc Appointments:
* What should be in my appointment letter?
* My fellowship is for 3 years – how long should my appointment be?
* When should I receive my reappointment letter?
* Can I resign mid-appointment? How?
* What is the difference between “Layoff” and “Dismissal”?

If you have any questions about this topic, or any other topic, or just want to get more information about your rights, please join!

Lunch will be provided.