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May
16
Thu
Los Angeles – Researcher Coffee Hour @ The Bombshelter Bistro
May 16 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for our next researcher coffee hour! Coffee and donuts will be provided.

May
22
Wed
Santa Cruz – Researcher Coffee Hour @ Picnic table between the Science & Engineering Library and Sinsheimer Labs
May 22 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Stop by for coffee and donuts, meet your fellow researchers on campus, and discuss ways that we can further strengthen our researcher community!

Los Angeles – AR General Meeting on the Promotion Process @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
May 22 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Bargaining officially begins on May 14 at UCLA for the first-ever contract for Academic Researchers! 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
29
Wed
Los Angeles Membership Meeting – How our Union Runs @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
May 29 @ 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
11
Tue
Los Angeles – AR General Meeting @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Jun 11 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
13
Thu
Santa Cruz – AR General Meeting @ Sinsheimer Labs, Room 101
Jun 13 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
Jun
25
Tue
Los Angeles Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Jun 25 @ 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
16
Tue
Santa Cruz – AR General Meeting @ Sinsheimer Labs, Room 101
Jul 16 @ 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
18
Thu
Los Angeles – Researcher Coffee Hour @ The Bombshelter Bistro
Jul 18 @ 10:00 am – 11:00 am

Join us for our next researcher coffee hour! Coffee and donuts will be provided.

Jul
25
Thu
Los Angeles – AR General Meeting @ Biomedical Sciences Research Building, Room 154
Jul 25 @ 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.