Report on June 6 Faculty Contract Negotiations Session

On June 6th bargaining teams representing AFT 1493 and the District arrived at a Tentative Agreement on wording modifications to Article 17 (Grievance Procedure). The parties continue to negotiate over a number of issues, including and AFT’s proposal for paid parental leave, AFT’s proposal to insert a disability accommodations process and timeline into the contract, and AFT’s proposal to add an article on academic freedom to the contract. The two teams also began negotiations towards a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) on the effects of the recent change in the District’s indoor masking policy.

READ FULL REPORT HERE  (You can also find reports on our previous negotiating sessions on the same page.)