Calendar

 
Apr
4
Tue
Davis (Main Campus) – Know Your Rights Visa & Immigration Workshop @ Roessler Hall, Room 66
Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:00 pm

The Postdoc union — along with the UAW 2865, UC-AFT, and CAIR-Sacramento Valley — will be hosting a workshop with Christine Brigagliano of the immigration law firm Van Der Hout, Brigagliano & Nightingale, LLP. Christine has worked with us for years and is an expert in the specific types of visa and immigration scenarios Postdocs and their families face. She will share some important information and answer questions from international Postdocs and their families.

Please click here to RSVP, and if you would like to hear about a specific visa or immigration issue please let us know via the RSVP form.

Sincerely,

William Kelly, Unit Chair
Emma Skoog, Recording Secretary
Ygal Achmon, Head Steward
Arsalan Syed, Head Steward

Apr
20
Thu
Davis (Main Campus) – March for Science Panel Discussion and Sign-making @ TBD
Apr 20 @ 4:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Come join fellow UC researchers and students as we get ready for the Sacramento March for Science. On Thursday, April 20th at 4 pm we will be hosting a panel discussion between researchers, faculty and students to explore the issues that impact academic science and what we can do to defend and advance the cause of science and fact based policy. After the panel discussion we’ll be making signs to bring to the Sacramento March for Science on April 22nd. We’ll have food and plenty of sign making materials.

Hope to see you there! Please RSVP so we know how much food to order

Sincerely,

William Kelly, Unit Chair
Emma Skoog, Recording Secretary
Ygal Achmon, Head Steward
Arsalan Syed, Head Steward
Veena Krishnamoorthy, Member

Apr
26
Wed
Davis (Main Campus) Membership Meeting – Next Steps After the March for Science @ RMI-South, Room 3215
Apr 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

The April 22nd March for Science marks a historic day of action for researchers at UC, and across the country. At our meeting this month, we will be talking about how we can maintain the momentum from the March, build solidarity within the scientific community, and engage the public to help push back against anti-science policies. Bring your creative ideas!

Additionally we’ll be electing campus stewards. All members in good standing are eligible to accept nomination.

Lunch will be provided!

May
6
Sat
Joint Council Meeting @ UAW 5810 Statewide Office
May 6 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm
May
24
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Postdoc Housing @ 4202 GBSF
May 24 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Access and affordability of housing is a concern for many, if not all of us. At this month’s membership meeting, we’ll explore the specific housing challenges UC Postdocs face, discuss what options exist at our campus, and talk about how the Postdoc Union can work to increase housing access.

Lunch will be provided!

Jun
28
Wed
Davis (Main Campus) Membership Meeting – Leaves
Jun 28 @ 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.

Jul
18
Tue
Davis Membership Meeting – Career Development @ GBSF 4202
Jul 18 @ 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!

Davis Membership Meeting – Retirement Planning @ Robert Mondavi Institute, Room 3215
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
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.

Jul
22
Sat
Joint Council Meeting @ Skaggs Pharmaceutical Sciences Building (PSB), Classroom 1186
Jul 22 @ 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm