AFT 1493 Updates

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

STATEWIDE CAMPUS PARITY WEEK

Posted October 24, 2023

Contract Mediation Today (October 24) **Our AFT negotiating team is going into confidential contract mediation this afternoon, so some of the facts below may change. We will let members know as soon as we have any news to share. Campus Parity Week In the meantime, this week is the California Federation of Teachers’ #CampusParityWeek. Here […]

DISTRICT DECLARES IMPASSE / WE ARE WORKING TO GET A FAIR AGREEMENT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE

Posted October 17, 2023

Dear colleagues, At our AFT membership meeting on September 13th, we asked faculty for direction on how to move forward in our contract campaign. Our negotiating team heard your direction loud and clear and was working to carry out the plans we made at that meeting when we learned that the District had called for […]

JOIN AFT FLEX SESSIONS OCT. 11

Posted October 10, 2023

Join our AFT Flex sessions this Wednesday AFT reps at each campus will hold Flex sessions this Wednesday to update faculty on the most recent developments in our contract negotiations and engage faculty in a discussion about our future. We want you to attend this workshop so you can be part of the movement to […]

SOLIDARITY WITH UNION SIBLINGS ON STRIKE

Posted October 10, 2023

Solidarity with union siblings on strike About 453,000 workers have gone on strike so far this year to win stronger contracts and better working conditions. AFT 1493 has made donations to support 4 unions that have recently gone on indefinite strikes, including: Hotel workers in Los Angeles (Unite Here Local 11) Autoworkers in the Western […]

FT FACULTY WILL PAY LESS FOR HEALTHCARE IN 2024 UNDER NEW CONTRACT

Posted October 3, 2023

Dear colleagues, Recently we’ve heard a lot of understandable concern from full-time faculty about rising healthcare premiums. We know healthcare is getting significantly more expensive, and AFT has already negotiated for the District to pay significantly more towards full-time faculty healthcare than previously. Once our new contract is ratified, the District will pay the following […]