Postdoctoral Researchers Unit Contract Ratification Notice

11/22/16 Dear Postdocs: Your labor union, UAW Local 2322, is excited to announce that after months of negotiations with the University, the bargaining committee has reached tentative agreement on a successor agreement. This new contract contains significant gains: a 23% increase to the minimum salary, 8 weeks paid parental leave, better professional development and mentorship, a locked-in health insurance out of pocket maximum of $1,000/person … Continue reading

Contract Ratified with Overwhelming Support!

Congratulations are in order for the Resident Assistants and Peer Mentors from The University of Massachusetts in Amherst.  They voted today to accept the 2015-2018 Collective Bargaining Agreement between the University and the United Auto Workers. 99% of the voter turnout voted in favor of the new contract! For those who missed today’s orientation, these photos are of the standing ovation given to the Union Bargaining Committee for all their hard and tireless … Continue reading

Resident Assistant/Peer Mentor Contract Ratification Vote!

Please click here to read the full contract ratification notice! There will be a ratification vote on the Tentative Agreement reached between the UAW/Local 2322/RAU (“the Union”) and UMass Amherst to modify the previous collective bargaining agreement between the Union and UMass. The new collective bargaining agreement will be effective from the date of execution by the Union and UMass (following ratification) until June 30, 2018. … Continue reading

Hiring Deadlines Extended

Would you like to work for the UAW? Now Hiring! Please see the following links for information on the Union Representative positions within the UAW Local 2322. Full-time Union Representative Part-time Union Representative (Vermont Units) Please email your inquiries and resumes to the hiring committee listed on the job position you wish to fill. It is important to notice that there are multiple hiring committees so make … Continue reading

Hiring Notice: GEO Black Caucus Coordinator (EXTENDED DEADLINE)

Black Caucus Coordinator Rationale:             The Black Caucus is a progressive, democratic organization of domestic and international Black and African-descended graduate student-workers dedicated to the pursuit of racial, gender and economic equality through active political participation. The Black Caucus Coordinator supports the Black Caucus in its work to address the unique needs and issues of both domestic and international Black graduate student-workers and graduate student-workers … Continue reading