Addressing Unionization Misinformation

My name is Ruby Byrne, and I am a postdoc in PMA. I’m reaching out to all of you in my Caltech community to share my experiences with unionization and to counter misinformation I’ve heard surrounding our own upcoming union election. As you know, at the end of this...

Join us: vote yes to form our union!

We are graduate students and postdocs from all six divisions. We power Caltech’s research endeavors, committed to scientific curiosity, diligent research, and close collaboration. We’re voting “yes” on January 31st and February 1st to form our union, CGPU-UAW, so that...

Unionization Updates!

Friendly reminder that there are two CGPU-UAW coffee hours this week. Come on by for some free coffee, hang out in an informal environment, and ask any questions you have about forming a union. Coffee Hour 1: 1/9 at 3:00 pm in the Watson Courtyard Coffee Hour 2: 1/10...

Welcome back! Union election and more

TL;DR: Our election is coming up at the end of the month. Want to help win our union? Fill out this form! Welcome back and happy new year! In case you missed it, grads and postdocs will be able to vote “yes” in an election later this month to officially form our...

Union election: Vote Jan 31-Feb 1

Two months after filing union authorization cards, Caltech graduate students and postdocs will have the opportunity to vote in an election to officially form our union. Our voices will be heard thanks to the tireless work of graduate students and postdocs who...

Zoom Info Session and Q&A: Election + Bargaining

Reminder to join your colleagues at the C/GPU election and bargaining info session TODAY at 5pm on Zoom! As we approach a union election and contract negotiation, it is critical that grads and postdocs are as informed and engaged as possible. Grad students from the...