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Forum on improving research careers – live on Facebook 5/31

Thursday, May 24, 2018 Dear Colleague, What are the issues facing researchers, and how can we work together to fix them? On May 31, join Academic Researchers United and the Postdoc Union for “Organizing the Future of Research”, an event about improving research...

Academic Employees are forming unions across the country

Friday, May 18, 2018 Dear Colleague, While we continue to make progress towards forming a union of our own, we’re very happy to share that last Friday a majority of all Postdocs at the University of Washington voted in favor of unionization by a margin of 590-70! Over...

Academic Researchers United: Questions and Answers

Friday, April 13th, 2018 Dear Colleague, Over the past several months, a number of Academic Researchers (ARs) have asked questions about the bargaining or unionization process, and what being a unionized academic employee actually means. Answers to these frequently...

READ: Academic Researcher Testimonials

UCLA researchers gathered for a joint AR and Postdoc coffee hour UCB and LBL ARs and Postdocs celebrated Valentines Day with cookies Monday, April 2nd, 2018 Dear Colleague, We just wanted to highlight some interesting projects and activities that we are working on as...

UC researchers meet with Congress

UAW 5810 members Anke, Charisse, and Carly at the UAW CAP Political conference in Washington DC Carly and members of UAW 4123 (Academic Student Employees at CSU) met with Representative Alan Lowenthal Charisse and fellow UAW union members had a great conversation...

WATCH: Visa and Immigration Seminar

Thursday, March 8, 2018 Dear Colleague, Greetings from Academic Researchers United! As we continue to make progress towards forming a union and collectively bargaining with UC administration, we will be doing our best to provide everyone up-to-date information. Thus...