Bargaining Updates

July 22-23 (UC Irvine)

August 1-2 (UCLA)

August 12-13 (UC San Diego)

August 29-30 (Tentative)

September 12-13 (UC Santa Cruz)

September 23-25 (UCOP)

The bargaining team and fellow ARs during session 3 at UC Berkeley.

Bargaining Session #4 (UC Riverside) – June 27-28, 2019

After a great display of Academic Researcher collective action at UC Berkeley on Wednesday, bargaining resumed at UC Riverside on Thursday and Friday. We continued to make progress - reaching tentative agreement on five additional articles - though there remain a host...

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Bargaining Session #3 (UC Berkeley) – June 10-11, 2019

Hello from swelteringly hot UC Berkeley! On Monday we passed an economic package proposal that included Promotions and Pay Step Increases, Compensation, Benefits, and Titles and Classifications. In framing these crucial issues, we spoke about the numerous...

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Bargaining Session #2 (UC Davis) – May 29-30, 2019

Bargaining session #2 finished yesterday at UC Davis! We met with UC for two days and made four packages of proposals on Equity and Inclusion, Job Security, Professional Development, and Union Rights and Power, as well as initial proposals on Visa and Immigration and...

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UCSD ARs and Postdocs march to their Chancellor’s office.

UC Berkeley ARs, Postdocs and Academic Student Workers rally at California Hall on June 27.

Members of the ARU / UAW 5810 bargaining team during bargaining session #1 at UCLA.

Bargaining Session #4 (UC Riverside) – June 27-28, 2019

After a great display of Academic Researcher collective action at UC Berkeley on Wednesday, bargaining resumed at UC Riverside on Thursday and Friday. We continued to make progress - reaching tentative agreement on five additional articles - though there remain a host...

read more

Bargaining Session #3 (UC Berkeley) – June 10-11, 2019

Hello from swelteringly hot UC Berkeley! On Monday we passed an economic package proposal that included Promotions and Pay Step Increases, Compensation, Benefits, and Titles and Classifications. In framing these crucial issues, we spoke about the numerous...

read more

Bargaining Session #2 (UC Davis) – May 29-30, 2019

Bargaining session #2 finished yesterday at UC Davis! We met with UC for two days and made four packages of proposals on Equity and Inclusion, Job Security, Professional Development, and Union Rights and Power, as well as initial proposals on Visa and Immigration and...

read more