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October-November 2022 Advocate: Vote by November 8

Posted October 18, 2022

Election recommendations Don’t forget to vote in the general midterm elections: Vote by November 8 Two AFT 1493 members running in local elections & SSF “Preschool for All” measure endorsed by our Local Ballots for the midterm elections have already been sent out and now it’s time to make your decisions on races for state-wide […]

October-November 2022 Advocate: Negotiations at a standstill

Posted October 17, 2022

Negotiations Update Negotiations at a standstill, with District refusing to move on many proposals by Marianne Kaletzky, AFT 1493 Executive Secretary Want a fair contract now? RSVP today for our October 26th action to demand healthcare for part-timers and paid parental leave   Very little progress in negotiations since last Spring! AFT negotiators have been […]

October-November 2022 Advocate: Faculty Focus: Sue Broxholm

Posted October 16, 2022

Faculty focus Sue Broxholm, Skyline Math Professor, advocates for the end of the “Two-Tier system” that divides full-time and part-time faculty Interview by Marianne Kaletzky, AFT 1493 Executive Secretary Sue Broxholm has been teaching Math as a part-time instructor at Skyline College for over 20 years. In addition to teaching, Sue has been a long-time […]

October-November 2022 Advocate: AFT launches Discord platform

Posted October 16, 2022

Union-member communications AFT launches Discord platform for member discussion and engagement By Evan Kaiser, CSM ESL Professor and AFT 1493 CSM Executive Committee Co-Rep. During this phase of the Workload Pilot Program, which aims to quantify and limit our workload, questions and concerns have arisen regarding the construction and submission of these plans in a […]