Take Action to Form a Researcher Union

Tuesday, September 11th, 2018 Dear Colleague, I’m a Junior Specialist and lab manager researching plant genetics at UC Davis. I’m writing to thank the thousands of Project Scientists, Specialists, and Researchers who have already signed union authorization cards, and...

Why we must form a researcher union

Wednesday, September 5th, 2018 Dear Colleague, My name is Christina Priest and I am a Project Scientist researching molecular mechanisms of metabolism at UCLA. I am also one of many researchers that have been working to form a union of Academic Researchers (ARs) so...

Please fill out Researcher Union bargaining survey

Thursday, August 30th, 2018 Dear Colleague, We are Academic Researchers (Specialists, Project Scientists and Professional Researchers) working to form a union at UC. Our goal is to have a stronger voice with the UC administration, enabling us to improve working...

Researcher Union asking for your support

Wednesday, August 22nd, 2018 Dear Colleague, We are Academic Researchers (Specialists, Project Scientists and Professional Researchers) working to form a union at UC. Fundamentally, our goal is to have a stronger voice with the UC administration enabling us to improve...

Urgent action needed to reach majority

Monday, August 14th, 2018 Dear Colleague, SF ARs and Postdocs gather for a union picnic We are within reach of majority support for forming our union of Academic Researchers, but we need your help to get over the top! Right now, our greatest challenge is identifying...

Sign Petition: Oppose Attacks on Chinese Student Visas

Monday, July 2nd, 2018 Dear Colleague, As we continue to make progress towards forming our union, Academic Researchers United (ARU), we feel it is also important to continuously advocate for the entire research community. That is why, along with the Postdoc Union (UAW...