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Feb
22
Fri
San Diego – Board Game Night @ Price Center West, 2rd Floor, Game Room (by Shogun Noodle and above Jamba Juice)
Feb 22 @ 4:30 pm – 7:00 pm

Join for a board game evening. Bring your friends and favorite board game(s) to the Price Center gameroom, where we will be able to use the pool tables, table tennis and foosball as well. We will have snacks, and you will be able to purchase food and drinks from Shogun Noodles & Sushi.

Feb
27
Wed
San Diego Membership Meeting – Tax Presentation with H&R Block Representative @ CNCB large conference room
Feb 27 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll be joined by a tax professional from H&R Block to discuss the basics of filing Federal and State taxes, including issues affecting fellows and international scholars. We will also discuss how recent changes to the tax law will impact Postdocs. 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!

Feb
28
Thu
Riverside Membership Meeting – Taxes for Postdocs with H&R Block Representative @ Batchelor Hall, Room 2158
Feb 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll be joined by a tax professional from H&R Block to discuss the basics of filing Federal and State taxes, including issues affecting fellows and international scholars. We will also discuss how recent changes to the tax law will impact Postdocs. 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!

Mar
5
Tue
San Diego – Pick-up Soccer Match @ RIMAC field
Mar 5 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Mar
7
Thu
San Diego – AR General Meeting on Initial Bargaining Demands @ Price Center, West Bear Room
Mar 7 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

PJoin us for a very exciting meeting to discuss the initial set of demands that our union will submit to UC in advance of bargaining the first UC Academic Researcher union contract! These demands have been crafted based on the feedback from thousands of ARs via the comprehensive bargaining survey.

All ARs are encourage to attend and lunch will be provided!

Mar
13
Wed
Riverside – General Meeting on Initial Bargaining Demands @ Webber Hall, Room 3239
Mar 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join us for a very exciting meeting to discuss the initial set of demands that our union will submit to UC in advance of bargaining the first UC Academic Researcher union contract! These demands have been crafted based on the feedback from thousands of ARs via the comprehensive bargaining survey.

Lunch will be provided!

Mar
21
Thu
Riverside – Researcher Coffee Hour @ The Boyce-Webber Courtyard
Mar 21 @ 10:00 am

Join your fellow Postdocs and Academic Researchers for coffee and donuts. Let’s socialize, talk about our upcoming contract negotiations and make sure all ARs have signed onto our initial bargaining demands!

We’ll have hot coffee and donuts for everyone – bring your labmates and colleagues too!

Mar
28
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Postdoc Bargaining 2020 @ Price Center West, 3rd Floor, Earl Warren Room
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!

Apr
2
Tue
San Diego – Pick-up Soccer Match @ RIMAC field
Apr 2 @ 5:30 pm – 7:30 pm
Apr
11
Thu
Riverside – Academic Researcher General Meeting: All About Bargaining @ Batchelor Hall, Room 2158
Apr 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 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!