In this issue:
- AFT’s Campaign for Safe Campuses: A review
While our district was not prepared with promised Covid testing for all, nor with adequate supplies of N95/KN95 masks for all students, district administrators nevertheless did not allow faculty or staff the option to temporarily move to remote work.
- AFT continues organizing for safer campuses
Each of our colleges held their first health and safety committee meetings of the semester.
- Opinion: ‘Students first’ should mean strong, clear health & safety policies and transparency from administration
Perhaps I was too trusting that those in power would do the right thing and put ‘students first’.
- Part-time faculty have rights to stability in assignments
Know your rights: AFT’s contract offers a number of appointment stability protections to adjuncts
- Member action leads governor to pledge $200 million toward part-time faculty healthcare
CFT’s campaign to win affordable, quality healthcare for part-time faculty brings early success in Newsom’s state budget proposal
- Don’t mourn – organize! Building our Contract Action Team network, department by department
Our union just launched a new member-to-member Contract Action Team (CAT) outreach drive, with the goal of strengthening our ability to engage and turn out members for our upcoming contract campaign.
- Black History Month resources available from CFT
In observation of Black History Month, the CFT has organized a collection of resources that highlight the work of Black educators and labor organizers and reflect on how we can advance the ongoing struggle for racial justice.