AFT 1493 Updates

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

Sign the initiative to extend Proposition 30

Posted March 28, 2016

Time is running out in the campaign to place a measure on November’s ballot that would extend Proposition 30.  Prop. 30 has been a game changer for public education in California.  The new ballot measure circulating will only ask to extend the top bracket income taxes for the very wealthy.  The revenue will help ensure […]

Support CSU Faculty Strikers April 13-15 and April 18-19

Posted March 25, 2016

The members of the California Faculty Association (CFA) at the California State University (CSU) system have voted overwhelmingly to strike from April 13-15 and April 18-19. The reason for this action is simple – CSU refuses to grant fair salary increases to its faculty. The CFA membership is taking this principled stand because: In 2008 […]

2016 Negotiations Survey – We Need Your Input!

Posted December 10, 2015

Dear Colleagues, I know we’re all crazy busy, but I have a quick favor to ask you. Our entire contract is open in 2016 for renegotiation and your union needs you to help prioritize the issues we all want to address: health benefits, workload equity, office space, sabbaticals, and more. Please click here to fill out our brief […]


Posted October 15, 2015

Come to a meeting on your campus to learn about Fact Finding and hear the latest bargaining updates from our AFT Negotiating Team. CSM: Tuesday, October 18th, 3-4 pm, College Vista; RSVP: Skyline: Wednesday, October 19th, 2-3 pm, Room 2306; RSVP: Cañada: Thursday, October 20th, 3-4 pm, Cañada Vista; RSVP: Stand up […]


Posted October 15, 2015

Click here for CFT’s online election guide. Enter your home address to see both your polling location and all CFT-endorsed candidates and measures that will appear on your ballot.