Calendar

 
Dec
4
Tue
San Diego – Pick-up Soccer Match @ John Muir Turf Field
Dec 4 @ 3:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Dec
6
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Authorship disputes @ Price Center West, 2nd Floor, Red Shoe Room
Dec 6 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Authorship and other forms of academic credit are of course important for our career advancement. We want to hear from you about how authorship disputes have impacted your experience as a Postdoc and how we can most effectively make progress on this critical issue in upcoming contract negotiations. Can you take a couple minutes to fill out our authorship survey?

Then join us for our monthly campus membership meeting where we’ll discuss disputes around academic credit, and strategies to make improvements in this area.

Lunch will be provided!

Berkeley & LBL — Postdoc and Academic Researcher End of Year Party @ UAW Local 5810 Office
Dec 6 @ 5:30 pm

2018 has been an exciting year! We welcomed 5,000 new researchers into our Union, built our membership and successfully enforced our contract on a number of critical issues, and worked to elect pro-science and pro-worker candidates across the state. As 2018 winds down, we invite you to join us for a party to celebrate the holiday season and all of our wins this year.

The party will be an excellent opportunity for you to meet fellow Postdocs and Researchers from UCB and LBL, learn more about how to get involved in our Union, and begin to plan what we will accomplish together in 2020 contract negotiations.

Please RSVP here!

RSVPs are strongly encouraged! We will provide alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages, along with some snacks, and everyone is welcome to bring something to share. The union office is a short walk from campus, close to the Downtown Berkeley BART station.

Hope to see you there!

Dec
13
Thu
San Diego – Postdoc and Academic Researcher End of Year Celebration @ Leichtag 107
Dec 13 @ 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm

Bring a side dish or snack and build community with Postdocs and Academic Researchers (Project Scientists, Researchers, Specialists and Coordinators of Public Programs) who have now obtained majority support for their unionization effort. Friends/Family and all researchers are welcome.

RSVP here to let us know you are coming, how many guests you are bringing, and if there is a side dish/snack that you would like to bring!

Jan
8
Tue
San Diego – Pick-up Soccer Match @ John Muir Turf Field
Jan 8 @ 3:15 pm – 5:30 pm
Jan
29
Tue
San Diego – AR General Meeting on Status of Research in the U.S. @ Center for Neural Circuits and Behavior (CNCB)- Marilyn G. Farquhar Seminar Room
Jan 29 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for our first Academic Researcher general meeting of the new year! We’ll discuss existing recommendations to improve research in the U.S., including the 2018 NAS report: “The Next Generation of Biomedical and Behavioral Sciences Researchers: Breaking Through”. By understanding existing recommendations and reports, we can better craft bargaining proposals to support our careers and UC’s research mission.

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

Jan
30
Wed
LBL Membership Meeting – Individual Development Plans @ 2-200
Jan 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Do you have an Individual Development Plan (IDP)? Are you familiar with what an IDP is and the benefits of having one? At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting, we will discuss Individual Development Plans, how to take advantage of them to help achieve your career and professional development goals, and current career development rights under our contract and how these rights can be improved upon. Come join us!

Lunch will be provided!

Jan
31
Thu
San Diego Membership Meeting – Individual Development Plans @ Price Center West, 2nd Floor, Red Shoe Room
Jan 31 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Do you have an Individual Development Plan (IDP)? Are you familiar with what an IDP is and the benefits of having one? At this month’s Campus Membership Meeting, we will discuss Individual Development Plans, how to take advantage of them to help achieve your career and professional development goals, and current career development rights under our contract and how these rights can be improved upon. Come join us!

Lunch will be provided!

Feb
5
Tue
San Diego – Pick-up Soccer Match @ John Muir Turf Field
Feb 5 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm
Feb
7
Thu
Berkeley & LBL — Researcher Happy Hour @ Matiki Island BBQ and Brew
Feb 7 @ 5:30 pm

Drop by for some drinks and apps, connect with fellow LBL and Berkeley researchers, get answers to any questions you may have about rights and benefits, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community.