Join the union! Be a part of the majority of Postdocs and Academic Researchers who support our union by becoming a member. Each and every member makes our union stronger, which is the key to winning improvements at UC and beyond.

At UC, the Union of Postdocs and Academic Researchers:

  • Is run by Postdocs & ARs: Union members set priorities democratically and bargain with UC. 
  • Enables Postdocs & ARs to resolve workplace problems through our contract.
  • Gives Postdocs & ARs a collective voice in advocating for important issues such as increased research funding, rights for international scholars, and equity and diversity in academia.

Member dues are 1.44% of your pay and are deducted automatically. For frequently asked questions about dues, please click here.

If you have not yet signed a membership card, please fill out the form below and join the Union of Postdocs and Academic Researchers today!

COUNT ME IN THE MAJORITY! Membership means the right to participate in the union. Membership builds our collective power to win more pay, rights and benefits at UC.
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UC can and must do more to support women and caregivers who continue to be economically impacted by the pandemic. The NIH recently responded by providing a child care stipend, and UC should follow suit, with expanded paid leave and stipends for child care.
https://www.politico.com/news/2021/12/30/omicron-economic-slide-women-526257

Our next Early Career Roundtable centres on workers' rights and representation. We will welcome representatives from @ifut and @TUIunion and an international guest from @UAW5810. Check out the free online event at https://www.eventbrite.com/e/ecr-roundtable-2-unions-and-representative-bodies-tickets-245738389137

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