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May
2
Thu
San Francisco – Researcher Happy Hour @ Blackthorn
May 2 @ 7:00 pm

Join us for our monthly First Thursday researcher happy hour! 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!

May
7
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) – AR General Meeting: All About Bargaining @ Library, CL-221
May 7 @ 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!

May
23
Thu
San Francisco (Mission Bay) – Researcher Coffee Hour ☕🍪 @ HSE/HSW 9th Floor Atrium, by the elevators
May 23 @ 3:00 pm – 4:30 pm

Stop by for coffee and cookies and meet your fellow researchers on campus!

May
28
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) Membership Meeting – How our union runs @ Medical Sciences Building, Room TBD
May 28 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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!

Lunch will be provided!

Jun
13
Thu
San Francisco (Parnassus) – AR General Meeting: All About Bargaining @ Library, CL-211/212
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
25
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ Medical Sciences Building, S180
Jun 25 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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
12
Fri
San Francisco – Researcher Happy Hour @ SF Kebab
Jul 12 @ 4:30 pm – 8:00 pm

All are welcome to come socialize and network with fellow researchers and hear about the most recent ARU / UAW 5810 bargaining session which will be taking place at UCSF 7/11-7/12.

Hope to see you there!

Jul
18
Thu
San Francisco (Parnassus) – AR General Meeting @ CL-213 + 214
Jul 18 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for a short bargaining update, followed by a discussion about what’s next to win a fair contract! If there are specific topics that you would like to address (or if you have generally have any questions about bargaining), please fill out this form so that we can be sure to include your topic of interest.

Lunch will be provided!

Jul
30
Tue
San Francisco (Parnassus) Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ CL 213-214
Jul 30 @ 1:00 pm – 2:00 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
3
Sat
San Francisco – Annual Researcher Picnic @ Hellman Hollow Picnic Area
Aug 3 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join fellow Postdocs and Academic Researchers for our Annual UAW 5810 Researcher Picnic. You and your family are all invited! Please bring something to share if you are able. Feel free to bring your labmates and friends!

Please RSVP here! We will also hold a fun raffle! 🎟️ Small cash donations for drinks are appreciated. All donations will support our Union. Please reply to this email if you have any questions and if you’d like to help out. Event contact: 805-328-4823; 415-713-5034