*By a count of 2,450 to 53, a majority of all UC Academic Researchers have voted to ratify the first-ever Academic Researcher Union contract! Click here for details on the agreement and here to sign up to become a Union member!*

As the union of almost 5,000 Academic Researchers (ARs) at UC, our goal is to win working conditions that reflect our value to the University.

Through bargaining a first-ever Academic Researcher union contract that provides sustainable career paths for all ARs, we aim to significantly improve the face of research at UC and beyond for years to come.

Check out the ARU / UAW 5810 Bargaining Team op-eds to learn more about the improvements ARs seek to win!

As the union of almost 5,000 Academic Researchers (ARs) at UC, our goal is to win working conditions that reflect our value to the University.

Through bargaining a first-ever Academic Researcher union contract that provides sustainable career paths for all ARs, we aim to significantly improve the face of research at UC and beyond for years to come.

Check out the ARU / UAW 5810 Bargaining Team op-eds to learn more about the improvements ARs seek to win!