Calendar

 
Jan
29
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) – AR General Meeting on Status of Research in the U.S. @ MSB S-178
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!

San Francisco (Parnassus) Membership Meeting – Individual Development Plans @ Medical Sciences Building, S-178
Jan 29 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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
7
Thu
San Francisco (Parnassus) – Researcher Happy Hour @ Blackthorn
Feb 7 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly First Thursday researcher happy hour this Thursday! All are welcome to come socialize and network with fellow researchers. Get to know new folks and bring out your labmates too!

Hope to see you there!

Feb
26
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) Membership Meeting – Taxes for Postdocs @ Kalmanovitz Library, CL-213
Feb 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s membership meeting we’ll 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
7
Thu
San Francisco (Parnassus) – Researcher Happy Hour @ Blackthorn
Mar 7 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly First Thursday researcher happy hour this Thursday! All are welcome to come socialize and network with fellow researchers. Get to know new folks and bring out your labmates too!

Hope to see you there!

Mar
12
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) – AR General Meeting on Initial Bargaining Demands @ Medical Sciences Building, S-159
Mar 12 @ 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
26
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) Membership Meeting – Postdoc Bargaining 2020 @ Medical Sciences Building, S-176
Mar 26 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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!

Mar
27
Wed
San Francisco (Mission Bay) Membership Meeting – Postdoc Bargaining 2020 @ Mission Hall, Room 1109
Mar 27 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 pm
Apr
4
Thu
San Francisco – Researcher Happy Hour @ Blackthorn
Apr 4 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly First Thursday researcher happy hour this Thursday! All are welcome to come socialize and network with fellow researchers. Get to know new folks and bring out your labmates too!

Hope to see you there!

Apr
9
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) – AR General Meeting: All About Bargaining @ Medical Sciences Building, S-172
Apr 9 @ 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!