State Legislators Call On UC To Recognize Our Union

Tuesday, March 19, 2019 Dear Colleague, More Support for ARU / UAW 5810 from State Legislators Last Friday, thanks to outreach by Academic Researchers (Project Scientists, Researchers, Specialists, and Coordinators of Public Programs) over the past few weeks, state...

Why I Support the Bargaining Demands

Thursday, March 13, 2019 Dear Colleague, My name is Benjamin Lynch and I’m an Associate Research Physicist at the Space Sciences Laboratory at UC Berkeley. I am part of the 25-person Academic Researchers United / UAW 5810 bargaining team and I’m proud that we...

Academic Researcher Initial Bargaining Demands

Monday, March 4, 2019 Dear Colleague, Exciting update! As your elected Academic Researchers United / UAW Local 5810 bargaining team, we are thrilled to make public the Initial Bargaining Demands to improve Academic Researcher — Researchers, Project Scientists,...

Bargaining Delays Update

Thursday, February 28, 2019 Dear Colleague, Update on UC’s Refusal to Start Bargaining On Monday, Academic Researchers (ARs) and UC representatives held our second meeting with mediators from the California Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) to discuss UC’s...

Update: Support For AR Bargaining Continues To Grow

Thursday, January 31, 2019 Dear Colleague, Update on UC’s bargaining delays and further support for Academic Researchers United Despite PERB (the California Public Employment Relations Board) verifying that a majority of Academic Researchers have signed authorization...