Update: Bargaining Session #3 – June 10-11

Wednesday, June 12, 2019 Dear Colleague, 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...

Read new op-ed from UC Berkeley Associate Researcher

Monday, June 10, 2019 Dear Colleague, Our fight to win a fair contract that creates sustainable career paths for all ARs continues at UC Berkeley today and tomorrow. In advance of bargaining session #3, Benjamin Lynch, Associate Researcher at the Space Sciences...

Help Stop UCLA from Destroying a Postdoc’s Career

Monday, June 3, 2019 Dear Colleague, Sandra Koch, a Postdoc in neurobiology at UCLA, is facing a horrific case of retaliation in response to a pregnancy discrimination grievance that she filed last year. Will you please take a minute to sign our petition demanding...

UPDATE: Bargaining Session #2 – May 29-30

Friday, May 31, 2019 Dear Colleague, 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...

NEW SURVEY: Workplace Equity

Thursday, May 23, 2019 Dear Colleague, Our latest survey is focused on workplace equity. Can you take a few minutes to tell us about your experiences with harassment, bullying and discrimination at UC? Academia’s incidence of harassment (58%) ranks second only...