AFT 1493 Updates

AFT Officer and Delegate Nominations Now Open

Posted April 4, 2024

Nominations are now open for AFT 1493 officers and delegates to serve May 2024 through May 2026. Nominations will remain open through Wednesday, April 10, 2024. See below on who is eligible to run, what positions are open, how to make a nomination, and when elections will take place.   Who is eligible to run All current […]

AFT members speak out to Board on need for dental and vision benefits for Part-Time Faculty

Posted April 4, 2024

Part-Time Faculty Need Dental and Vision Insurance While the District recently agreed to provide access to District medical plans to part-time faculty who work at least 40% time in our District (and to continue current provisions for multi-district faculty), under the District’s proposal, these part-timers would pay the same contributions that full-timers do and would […]

AFT retro pay calculator

Posted March 12, 2024

AFT has created a set of downloadable spreadsheets to help faculty estimate your total retroactive pay for AY 2022-2023 and Summer and Fall 2023. Click on the appropriate link below to download the retro pay calculator for you: Retro pay calculator for PT faculty Retro pay calculator for full-time faculty paid on an August through […]

SMCCCD students: apply for an internship with our union! Intern(s) will receive a $1000 scholarship

Posted January 16, 2024

Faculty: please share the information below with your students! Now in its fourth year, the AFT 1493 internship program gives SMCCCD students an opportunity to develop their skills in organizing and communications while joining our ongoing conversation about how labor unions can make our public education system more equitable.  Call for Applications: AFT 1493 Internship/Scholarship […]


Posted November 17, 2023

Our contract ratification vote concluded at 5 p.m. Friday, November 17, and the results are in: 94% of voters voted yes to ratify the Tentative Agreement, with 6% voting no and 0% abstaining.  Overall, 442 members, or 51% of eligible voters, took part in the ratification vote—a significantly higher number than in our previous contract […]