Calendar

 
May
24
Fri
Riverside – Researcher Coffee Hour @ The Boyce-Webber Courtyard
May 24 @ 10:00 am

Join your fellow Postdocs and Academic Researchers for coffee and donuts. Let’s socialize and discuss ongoing ARU / UAW 5810 contract negotiations!

We’ll have hot coffee and donuts for everyone – bring your labmates and colleagues too!

May
28
Tue
Riverside – Academic Researcher General Meeting on the AR Promotion Process @ TBD
May 28 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

At this month’s meeting we’ll discuss AR experiences with promotion, what works and doesn’t work about current procedures, and brainstorm ways that we can negotiate a more fair and transparent process. Anyone who is interested in this topic should please come and share your ideas!!

Lunch will be provided!

May
30
Thu
Riverside Membership Meeting – How our Union Runs @ Batchelor Hall, Room 2158
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What does it mean to get involved with our union? How are decisions made? What is the role of a steward, head steward or executive board member? Please join us at this meeting to discuss how our Postdoc Union democracy happens.

Lunch will be provided!

Jun
26
Wed
Riverside Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ Webber Hall, Room 2294
Jun 26 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

What rights does our contract provide with regard to appointment length and appointment letters? What does a layoff mean? What if you find another job before your appointment end date? Join us at our next meeting to learn more about everything appointment-related, and hear from other Postdocs about their experiences. This is also a good opportunity to ask any other questions that you may have.

Lunch will be provided!

Jul
31
Wed
Riverside Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ Webber Hall, Room 3239
Jul 31 @ 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
27
Tue
Riverside Membership Meeting – Mental Health Resources for Postdocs @ Boyce Hall, Room 2158
Aug 27 @ 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!

Sep
24
Tue
Riverside Membership Meeting – Resolving Workplace Conflicts @ Webber Hall, Room 3239
Sep 24 @ 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!