UAW 4121
Vote by Aug 3rd!
Just a few more days to get those ballots in! Local elections impact our everyday lives in so many ways and these races will decide how our cities and counties approach climate and racial justice, public safety, COVID relief, affordable housing and economic recovery. Read more about our endorsed candidates that share our values and will fight for working people on our website! Remember you can return your ballot via mail (no postage required) or by dropping it in a ballot drop box in King County or Pierce County.

Still need to register to vote or update your address? No problem! King and Pierce County residents can register in person through August 3rd. Note: if you do not have a WA State ID, you can still register to vote in person. Click here for more information.

Aeronautics & Astronautics in The Daily
For almost a year now, ASE and postdoc members have been agitating and organizing alongside undergraduate students in the Aeronautics & Astronautics department around the closure of the machine shop and general department mismanagement. As part of this organizing effort members have penned an Op-Ed recently published in The Daily. You can check out the article here.If you’re interested in learning more or getting involved email

Now Hiring! Postdoc EPIC Trainer 
Empowering Prevention and Inclusive Communities (EPIC) is hiring 2 new Postdoc training specialists! The EPIC program is an innovative peer-to-peer harassment prevention training program jointly run between our union and the university, and was a major win from the most recent ASE and Postdoc contracts.The Postdoctoral Scholar Training Specialist positions will have the opportunity to work with a team to develop, implement, and evaluate the EPIC program. The Training Specialist is a 20% FTE position. This position focuses on working with the UW Postdoctoral Scholar community and will build on the EPIC program that was originally developed in 2018-2019. The Training Specialist will facilitate trainings and support the wellbeing and safety of the University of Washington community. The training program includes information regarding sexual harassment, discrimination, intersectional power dynamics, bystander intervention strategies, response options, UW policies and procedures, and union rights. You can apply on UW Hires (UW Requisition #189319).

Union Merch!

We are excited to share that we have new UAW 4121 stickers! To grab stickers, a t-shirt, or a beanie (all free to members!), you can fill out this form.

Want your pet to be featured in a membership email? Send a photo of them modeling our merch to

This fluffernutter is Panini, whose human is Emily Myers. Some may have spotted Panini at our Postdoc rally for healthcare last year. Here he is modeling a UAW 4121 t-shirt.

In Solidarity,

Douglas Avella-Castro
Leandro Casiraghi
Amanda Clouser
Max Friedfeld
Kaelie Giffel
Vern Harner
Dan Hart
Colleen Hoffman
Levin Kim
Brianne King
Kyle Kubler
Avi Matarasso
Kristin McCowan
Erin Morgan
Emily Myers
Amal Nanavati
Anzela Niraula
Jacob O’Connor
Elena Pandres
Nayon Park
Marissa Parker
David Parsons
Shua Sanchez
Solmaz Shakerifard
Sam Sumpter
Samantha Thompson
Judy Twedt
Momona Yamagami
Christian Zimmermann