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Mar.-Apr. 2019 Advocate: Supporting undocumented students

Posted March 18, 2019

DREAM CENTERS Supporting our colleges’ undocumented students by Jessica Silver-Sharp, AFT 1493 Secretary Every semester I update our members on the important work being done by our campus Dream Centers on behalf of our hundreds of undocumented students. And every
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Mar.-Apr. 2019 Advocate: What is part-time parity?

Posted March 18, 2019

PART-TIMERS What do we mean by part-time parity? by Paul Rueckhaus, AFT 1493 President Parity refers to equity in pay. For part-time faculty members, that means getting paid comparable to similarly educated, similarly experienced full-time faculty for the same labor.
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Mar.-Apr. 2019 Advocate: Horns & warm Kleenex

Posted March 18, 2019

TEACHER SOLIDARITY Horns & warm Kleenex: A personal view of the Oakland teachers’ strike by Katharine Harer, AFT 1493 Co-Vice President I joined the picket lines in Oakland on three different mornings. On the first day of the strike, teachers
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Mar.-Apr. 2019 Advocate: Letter to The Advocate

Posted March 18, 2019

LETTER TO THE ADVOCATE Confusion about why Skyline kept campus open during power outage There has been a great deal of confusion regarding the power outage at Skyline College on Wednesday, February 27, 2019. If my memory serves me, the
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