How postdocs benefit from building a union

Elife. 2014 Nov 21:3:e05614. doi: 10.7554/eLife.05614.


Members of UAW 5810—the union for postdoctoral researchers at the University of California—describe how their union has led to improved terms and conditions for postdocs.

Keywords: academic careers; careers in science; grad school; postdocs; science policy and funding; unions.

Publication types

  • Research Support, Non-U.S. Gov't

MeSH terms

  • Collective Bargaining
  • Humans
  • Labor Unions*
  • Research Personnel*
  • Salaries and Fringe Benefits
  • United States
  • Universities