Calendar

 
Jul
27
Sat
Joint Council Meeting @ UC San Diego
Jul 27 @ 12:00 pm
Jul
30
Tue
Los Angeles Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Jul 30 @ 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
22
Thu
Los Angeles – AR General Meeting @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Aug 22 @ 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
25
Sun
Executive Board Meeting @ UAW 5810 Office
Aug 25 @ 10:00 am
Sep
3
Tue
Los Angeles Membership Meeting – Mental Health Resources for Postdocs @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Sep 3 @ 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!

Oct
1
Tue
Los Angeles Membership Meeting – Resolving Workplace Conflicts @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Oct 1 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting, we’ll discuss the grievance process for resolving work-related concerns, problems and/or issues, including your rights under our contract. The grievance process is an essential component of contract enforcement. Please join us for this important conversation.

Lunch will be provided!

Oct
29
Tue
Los Angeles – AR Unity Meeting @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Oct 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Nov
5
Tue
Los Angeles Membership Meeting – Health Benefits Open Enrollment @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Nov 5 @ 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!

Nov
6
Wed
Los Angeles – AR Contract Information Meeting @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Nov 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Dec
3
Tue
Los Angeles Membership Meeting – Time Off and Leaves for Postdocs @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Dec 3 @ 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!