AFT 1493 Updates

What’s new and of interest to AFT Local 1493 members

DISTRICT WON’T RESPOND TO AFT HEALTHCARE PROPOSALS👎! AFT T-SHIRT DAY WEDNESDAY!

Posted January 31, 2023

For a District that prides itself on fairness and equity, SMCCCD is doing a terrible job of applying either of these principles to its faculty workers! Consider this: even though we are still in the midst of a global pandemic, the District won’t guarantee quality, affordable healthcare to all employees and our families! As if […]

LET US KNOW WE CAN COUNT ON YOU TO WIN A STRONG CONTRACT!

Posted January 20, 2023

Together we can win fair compensation and an equitable workplace! The District has offered faculty “raises” that amount to a pay cut given past and projected inflation. And they refuse to move on AFT’s proposals for an equitable workplace. But we can win if we act together for a stronger contract. Please click here to […]

GET READY: WEAR YOUR AFT T-SHIRT EVERY WEDNESDAY TILL WE WIN

Posted January 17, 2023

Remember to wear your AFT T-shirts every Wednesday until we win a fair contract! We know that many faculty struggle with inadequate compensation and unfair working conditions, even to the point of considering leaving our District. Our AFT negotiating team has been negotiating for a new faculty contract since May 2022. Yet the District continues […]

LATEST CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS REPORTS

Posted December 27, 2022

Dec. 15 & 16 Negotiations Sessions Summary: The District presented their first counterproposals on compensation and benefits at negotiations last Thursday and Friday. The District is proposing raises of 5%, 3%, and 3% for all faculty over the 3 years covered by the contract, with an extra half-percent per year for instructional adjuncts. The 2022-2023 […]