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June 20, 2023: Release: UCSD Falsely Accuses Peaceful Protesters of “Physical Assault” – Including Dozens Who Were Not Present

April 11, 2023: Postdoc unions can help secure a brighter future (Nature)

January 11, 2023: Historic US research strike ends — but energizes a movement (Nature)

January 2, 2023: UC strike energizes unprecedented national surge of union organizing by academic workers (LA Times)

December 13, 2022: How ‘historic’ UC strikes could ignite a new labor movement in California (SF Chronicle)

November 29, 2022: UC postdoctoral scholars and researchers reach tentative deal but strike continues (LA Times)

November 29, 2022: Postdoc union reaches tentative agreement with University of California (Science)

November 28, 2022: How the University of California Strike Could Reshape Higher Education (Time)

November 17, 2022: 48,000 Academic Workers Strike Across University of California Campuses (KQED)

November 14, 2022: University of California Academic Employees Strike for Higher Pay (NY Times)

November 14, 2022: In largest strike of 2022, California academic workers walk off job (Washington Post)

November 14, 2022: Thousands of University of California academic researchers, student employees go on strike (ABC 7 Los Angeles)

November 12, 2022: Thousands of Workers on Strike Across the UC System (NBC Bay Area)

November 4, 2022: Thousands of UC researchers, teaching assistants authorize strike across 10 campuses (Sacramento Bee)

August 9, 2022: Seeking Protections Against Bullying (Inside Higher Ed)

August 2, 2022: ‘Time to take action’: Campus researchers protest alleged bullying (Daily Cal)

March 11, 2022: UC has opportunity to strengthen anti-bullying protections (Daily Cal)

November 14, 2019: Majority of UC system researchers ratify Academic Researcher Union contract by Maxine Mouly (Daily Cal)

November 14, 2019: Nontenure-track researchers ratify first contract with the University of California by Michael Price (Science Careers)

November 4, 2019: University of California researchers reach contract deal (San Diego Union-Tribune)

October 5, 2019: Academic Researchers seek contract with UC system (Santa Cruz Sentinel)

July 10, 2019: Equitable Working Conditions are Essential to Improving Research at UC (Medium)

June 11, 2019: Fallout From Pregnancy Bias Claim by Colleen Flaherty (Inside Higher Ed)

June 6, 2019: Editorial: Pregnancy discrimination looms large at UCLA, forces women out of academia (Daily Bruin)

May 13, 2019: Sustainable Careers Paths Will Mean Better Research Outcomes and a Better UC (Medium)

April 3, 2019: Staff scientists at the University of California set to form a first-of-its-kind union (STAT News)

February 6, 2019: University of California staff researchers opt to form a union, joining postdocs (Science Careers)

November 6, 2018: On and After Election Day, We Keep Organizing Against Attacks on Immigrants (Daily Cal)

October 3, 2018: ‘A long time coming’: UC academic researchers file for union representation (Daily Cal)

April 17, 2017: Unionized Scientists March in Protest of Attacks on Facts (San Francisco Chronicle)

April 5, 2017: Securing Workplace Rights in the Age of Trump (Naturejobs)

December 5, 2016: Letter to the editor: UAW is a strong ally for international students and postdocs (Columbia Spectator)

October 11, 2016: Postdoctoral researchers’ union reaches tentative contract agreement with UC (Daily Cal)

September 8, 2016: University’s Postdoctoral Researchers’ Union Votes to Authorize Strike (Daily Cal)

July 13, 2016: Guest Post: UC Postdocs Demand Paid Parental Leave (Tenure She Wrote)

June 13, 2016: UC Must Prioritize Prevention and Protection in its Sexual Harassment Policy (Huffington Post)

June 30, 2016: UC’s Opportunity to Shape the Future of Scientific Research (Medium)

March 30, 2016: UC Must Have Zero Tolerance for Sexual Harassment (Sacramento Bee)

March 10, 2016: A Push for Stronger Sexual Harassment Policies at the University of California (Science)

December 3, 2015: California Postdocs Win New Rights (Nature)

September 29, 2015: Postdoctoral Researchers Ready to Fight (Daily Cal)

November 21, 2014: Point of View: How Postdocs Benefit from Building a Union (eLife)

June 1, 2014: UC Reaches Agreement with Postdoctoral Union (UCSD Guardian)

April 15, 2014: UC Officials Need to Adhere to Labor Contract (Daily Cal)

June 29, 2012: Postdocs: The Power of Unions (Science)

August 13, 2010: UC Researchers Ratify Their First Union Contract (LA Times)

August 12, 2010: UC, Postdoctoral Researchers Achieve Labor Pact (San Francisco Chronicle)

June 27, 2010: UC Researchers Struggle to Obtain Better Wages (San Francisco Chronicle)