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The Vergara Trial
A suit brought by wealthy investors is trying to challenge California statutes that protect teacher from unjust layoffs and dismissal. Vergara v. California is the latest in a long line of attempts to rob teachers of the flexibility and support they need to be creative and innovative in the classroom and to advocate for their students. Having lost at the ballot box and in the Statehouse, Students Matter, a nonprofit created by wealthy Silicon Valley investors, has now brought its case to court. This lawsuit is based on ideology, not facts. Click here to view the CFT website about the trial.
CFT releases statewide study ranking adjunct pay rates
SMCCCD is ranked between 12th & 20th, depending on which salary step is compared.
Click here to see the full study.
AFT 1493 celebrates 50th anniversary!
AFT Local 1493 turned 50 years old in November and the Local held a 50th Anniversary party on November 15, at the Cañada Vista Clubhouse, that brought together faculty and union activists from every decade from 1963 to 2013. Read the full story here.
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