Have you claimed your $2500 childcare reimbursement yet?

In 2022 contract negotiations, UC Postdocs won a huge victory when we successfully pushed UC to agree to the first-ever Postdoc childcare reimbursement program. Postdocs are now eligible to receive up to $2500 for expenses incurred October 1, 2023 - December 31, 2023...

UAW INTERNATIONAL CALLS FOR A CEASEFIRE

On November 30th, the UAW International Union joined the call for a permanent ceasefire in Palestine and Israel. In a motion put forward by Region 6 Director Mike Miller (a founding member of UAW Local 2865) and Region 9A Director Brandon Mancilla, our International...

UAW 2865 & UAW 5810 STATEMENT ON PALESTINE

On October 28th, 2023, our Local Unions passed a statement calling for a #CeasefireNOW and an end to the occupation of Palestine. In the past 41 days alone, Israeli bombs have claimed over 11,000 lives in Gaza. For the last eighteen years, Gaza has been the site of an...

LBL Contract Ratification Vote Results

The LBL Project Scientist contract ratification vote came to a close on Friday.  The final tally was 39 votes in favor and 0 against. As of the ratification vote, the Academic Researcher contract and  LBL Side Letter are now in effect and will expire on September 30,...

Amalgamation Vote Results

UAW-UC academic workers have voted by 10,574 to 810 (a 92% margin) to form one big union! 92% of all UAW 5810 voters and 92% of all UAW 2865 voters said YES to amalgamation. This is a huge step toward increasing our collective power. Now that members have made this...