AFT 1493 Updates

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

ADJUNCT FACULTY: SUBMIT HEALTHCARE PREMIUMS BY SEPT. 30TH

Posted September 26, 2023

Part-timers: Please read the urgent information below on our increased, expanded part-time healthcare reimbursement program. If you qualify for reimbursement, be sure to submit receipts for July through September premiums by this Saturday, September 30th at bit.ly/PTHealthSMCCD. You will not have another opportunity to request reimbursement for July through September premiums. Full-timers: Please share the […]

DUE SEPT. 30—HOW TO GET THE IMPROVED, EXPANDED PT HEALTHCARE BENEFIT

Posted September 21, 2023

Attention part-timers! Thanks to an agreement negotiated by our union, eligible part-time faculty can now receive up to $913.74 per month in reimbursement for your healthcare premiums. Also, more part-timers are now eligible. You are eligible for reimbursement if you work at least 40% time within SMCCCD OR if you work 40% time between SMCCD […]

THANKS FOR SHARING YOUR PERSPECTIVE ON CONTRACT NEGOTIATIONS

Posted September 19, 2023

AFT is all of us. Dear faculty colleagues, Thank you to the 70+ attendees at our recent all-member meeting, where you shared your thoughts and perspectives on our contract negotiations. Our negotiating team is meeting this week to talk about what next steps we’ll take based on the discussion at Wednesday’s meeting and all the […]

VICTORY! PT HEALTHCARE IMPROVEMENTS IN EFFECT *NOW*

Posted September 12, 2023

Good news! Your advocacy moved the District to significantly improve the current part-time healthcare reimbursement program. AFT and the District have now signed a Memorandum of Understanding that increases the PT healthcare stipend (Spring 2024 amount will be almost double Spring 2023 amount) and expands eligibility to part-timers who teach a total of at least […]