Yearly Archives: 2010

May 2010

The Advocate – 33.6 – May 2010 (2 MB)

In this issue:

  • March for California’s Future points to ways forward from state’s budget crisis
  • Contract talks focus on Board policies; economic issues still ahead
  • More flex days, more non-instructional work, but less real professional development
  • AFT and District Academic Senate make plans to collaborate
  • Across AFT’s great divide: A part-timer’s view of losing classes
  • A history of the neoliberal assault on public education
  • Q&A about the District’s post-retirement health care funds
  • Part-timers are eligible for unemployment benefits
  • AFT 1493 elections have begun; don’t forget to vote

April 2010

The Advocate – 33.5 –
April 2010 (2 MB)

In this issue:

Extensive coverage & photos from March 4th actions & “March in March”!

  • District students, faculty & staff join over 10,000 at “March in March”
  • March 4th actions at all 3 colleges & major S.F. event
  • website named best in state!
  • California needs to decide budgets by majority vote
  • Six AFT 1493 delegates attend CFT Convention
  • March for California’s Future challenges state priorities
  • AFT 1493 decides to support District parcel tax, despite inequities
  • An introduction to retirement health care benefits

February 2010

The Advocate – 33.4 – February 2010 (2.1 MB)

In this issue:

  • Hundreds attend teach-ins on budget crisis at all three colleges
  • District decision-making must be transparent and inclusive
  • Contract talks continue, but progress is slow
  • Senate leaders respond to budget crisis in our District
  • Opinion: One way to reduce college costs: Cut from the top
  • In memoriam: George Goth
  • AFT 1493 is looking for a few new leaders