May 2021 Advocate: AFT 1493ers in action

AFT 1493ers in action

AFT 1493’s CAT team gathers to celebrate contract settlement and AFT 1493 contingent marches in San Francisco’s May Day parade

Members of CAT, AFT 1493’s Contract Action Team (all vaccinated!) got together at a park in South San Francisco to celebrate the tentative agreement of the faculty contract after more than two years of negotiations. Standing, from left to right: Marianne Kaletzky, Suji Venkataraman, Shaun Perisho, Bianca Rowden-Quince, Kolo Wamba, Eric Brenner, Tim Rottenberg and Evan Kaiser; seated, left to right: Katharine Harer, Rika Yonemura, Jessica Silver-Sharp and Monica Malamud.


A contingent of AFT 1493 activists from the CAT team marched with hundreds of other labor unionists from around the Bay Area in San Francisco’s May Day parade on May 1.  AFT 1493 marchers included  Tim Rottenberg, Rika Yonemura, Katharine Harer, Marianne Kaletzky, Evan Kaiser and Eric Brenner.