Strike Authorization Vote Results

Saturday, October 19, 2019 Dear Colleague, Great news! Yesterday our Strike Authorization Vote concluded with 2,501 total votes cast by Academic Researchers (ARs), and 2,402 (96%) of ARs voting Yes. This means that a majority of all UC Academic Researchers have voted...

Bargaining Session #11 – October 10-11 (UC Irvine)

The Bargaining Team met with UC for the 11th bargaining session on October 11 and 12 in Irvine. We had many productive discussions, particularly on wages, paid parental leave and bridge funding, but have yet to see significant change in UC administration’s...

Academic Researcher Bargaining Update – Oct. 10 And 11

Sunday, October 13, 2019 Dear Colleague, The Bargaining Team met with UC for the 11th bargaining session on October 11 and 12 in Irvine. We had many productive discussions, particularly on wages, paid parental leave and bridge funding, but have yet to see significant...

ARU Strike Authorization Vote Begins Today

Wednesday, October 2, 2019 Dear Colleague, We, the Academic Researchers United/UAW 5810 Bargaining Team, are writing to encourage you to vote “Yes” in the Strike Authorization Vote that begins today. A strike authorization vote is a process through which...