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University of Washington Postdocs: It’s official: WE ARE A UNION!

On Friday, May 11, The University of Washington Postdoc vote in support of joining the UAW was certified! Below is a letter from the organizing committee celebrating the victory:   Dear Colleague, It’s hard to contain our excitement, and we surely cannot type out the true number of exclamation points we are *feeling* when we say, after incredible participation in our union election, our Postdoc Union is official! (!!!!!) We thought some numbers could help contextualize our success: ✓ A majority of all UW Postdocs and 89% of unchallenged voters voted union YES!  ✓ Our union, UW Postdocs United/UAW Local 4121, represents the 1110 Postdoctoral researchers at the ... Read more