2015 Postdoc Bargaining Survey

As we prepare to begin negotiations with UMass Amherst over wages, hours, and working conditions for Postdoctoral researchers here on campus, the Postdoctoral Researcher Organization (PRO) wants to survey all postdocs on campus to set our bargaining priorities and agenda. Please take 10 minutes to fill out this survey to let us know what you want to see in a new contract, and contact Ryan … Continue reading

UMass Postdocs: Call for Bargaining Committee Nominations

The Postdoctoral Researcher Organization (PRO-UAW) of UAW Local 2322 is pleased to announce that nominations are open for 4 (four) Bargaining Committee Members. Any Postdoc union members interested in nominating themselves or any other member for these positions can email info@uaw2322.org with their nominations.  Nominations will close on April 17, 2015 at 12:00PM. Bargaining Committee Members will work with UAW 2322 Servicing Rep. Ryan Quinn to negotiate … Continue reading

January 13 Information Session on New Postdoc Contract

Our contract expires on March 31, 2015.  Join your fellow postdoctoral researchers to help bargain a new contract! Your union, the Postdoctoral Researcher Organization/UAW Local 2322, is preparing to bargain a second contract for when our current agreement expires at the end of March. In the last contract, we won paid time off, salary minimums, subsidized childcare, and groundbreaking protections for international postdocs! A strong … Continue reading