Calendar

 
May
30
Thu
Davis – AR General Meeting: Lunch with the Bargaining Team @ Vet Med 3b, Room 3003
May 30 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Come meet with members of our Academic Researchers United/UAW 5810 bargaining team. We’ll review the basics of how bargaining works, get an up to the minute report on negotiations, and leave plenty of time for Q&A.

Jun
26
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Appointments and Job Security @ GBSF 2202
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
10
Wed
Davis – AR General Meeting @ GBSF, Room 3206
Jul 10 @ 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
24
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Teaching Opportunities @ GBSF 2202
Jul 24 @ 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!

Jul
31
Wed
Davis – Researcher Social at the Farmers Market @ Davis Central Park
Jul 31 @ 6:00 pm

Come hang out and network with your fellow Postdocs and Academic Researchers, enjoy local food, live music, and have fun! As usual, everyone can buy a variety of fresh and delicious food at the Farmers market. We will bring some soft drinks and ice cream to share. First come, first serve. :) And please feel free to bring your colleagues, friends and family.

Aug
15
Thu
Davis – AR General Meeting @ GBSF, Room 3206
Aug 15 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Join this month’s general meeting to get the latest on where things stand with bargaining and discuss how ARs can utilize the new ARU / UAW 5810 Bargaining Petition to increase the pressure on UC.

Lunch will be provided!

Aug
21
Wed
Davis – Researcher Social at the Farmers Market @ Davis Central Park
Aug 21 @ 6:00 pm

Come hang out and network with your fellow Postdocs and Academic Researchers, enjoy local food, live music, and have fun! As usual, everyone can buy a variety of fresh and delicious food at the Farmers market. We will bring some soft drinks and ice cream to share. First come, first serve. :) And please feel free to bring your colleagues, friends and family.

Aug
28
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Mental Health Resources for Postdocs @ GBSF 2202
Aug 28 @ 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
25
Wed
Davis Membership Meeting – Resolving Workplace Conflicts @ GBSF 2202
Sep 25 @ 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!

Sep
28
Sat
Davis – Arboretum Run Fundraiser @ UC Davis Arboretum, Putah Creek Lodge
Sep 28 @ 9:00 am

Join us for a morning run or walk around the UC Davis Arboretum (3.5 miles) followed by breakfast in the park. Participation fee for Academic Researchers and Postdocs is $20 which includes the fruit and bagel breakfast. Family members can join for $5 and there are many bridges for short cuts if you wish.

This event will raise money for our Voluntary Community Action Program (for more info about VCAP, see http://uaw5810.org/take-action/v-cap-faq/), which helps support pro-science, pro-labor, pro-immigrant candidates in 2020.

Join us even if you don’t want to run! Breakfast will be good, and we’ll have family-friendly fun available. Donations will support efforts to build the conditions that lead to better working conditions and funding for science.

Please bring cash or venmo to @Emma-C-Skoog. Registration in advance here.