Calendar

 
Jul
25
Tue
Santa Cruz Membership Meeting – Retirement Planning @ Earth and Marine Sciences Building, Room A333
Jul 25 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jul
27
Thu
LBL Membership Meeting @ Building 70A, Room 3377
Jul 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
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 (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.

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.

Aug
24
Thu
LBL Membership Meeting – Career Development @ Building 66, Room 317
Aug 24 @ 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!

Aug
30
Wed
Santa Cruz Membership Meeting – Leaves @ Earth and Marine Sciences, Room A333
Aug 30 @ 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.

Sep
19
Tue
Santa Cruz Membership Meeting – Health Benefits @ Sinsheimer 301
Sep 19 @ 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 UCX Postdoc, or you want to educate yourself on all options before the Open Enrollment period coming up in October/November.

Sep
24
Sun
Davis Postdoc Union Fall BBQ @ Slide Hill Park
Sep 24 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Come celebrate the beginning of a new academic year with your fellow Postdocs at our annual Postdoc Fall BBQ in Slide Hill Park! We will provide the food and some drinks, but feel free to BYOB (alcohol *is* allowed at the park). Partners, family, friends, and pets are welcome to join. We’ll also be kicking off our first ever postdoc bocce ball tournament!

(At the intersection of Tulip Ln. and Temple Dr.) – we’ll be in the picnic area.

Please RSVP so we can buy enough food and coordinate carpooling if needed. We hope you can make it!

Sep
26
Tue
Davis (Sacramento) Membership Meeting @ Blaisdell Library, Room 1106
Sep 26 @ 12:00 pm – 12:45 pm