AFT 1493 Updates

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


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.

Do you work with a community group in San Mateo County?

Posted October 10, 2015

Our union wants to connect with local organizations in San Mateo County in order to foster ties with people who are working to make our community better. If you are involved in any way with a community group in San Mateo County, please respond to our short survey by clicking here. We are looking for […]

New Agreement Ratified

Posted September 15, 2015

The tentative agreement (shown below) was ratified by faculty by a vote of 296 to 4, with 98.7% in favor of the changes. AFT LOCAL 1493 AND SAN MATEO COUNTY COMMUNITY COLLEGE DISTRICT The parties agree to make changes to the current collective bargaining agreement as highlighted below with strikethroughs and additions of new language: […]

Vote on the Tentative Contract Agreement

Posted September 9, 2015

Vote on the Tentative Contract Agreement All faculty: You  should have received an email on Tuesday, 9/8, from AFT 1493 President Teeka James, with the subject “Invitation to vote for the 2015 AFT Contract”. Please click on the link on that email to vote on the following changes to the AFT-SMCCCD contract:  AFT LOCAL 1493 […]

Happy Labor Day!

Posted September 7, 2015

A quick video overview of California labor history: Video of the song Bread and Roses (sung by Judy Collins) inspired by a speech by Rose Schneiderman, immigrant, radical, labor and feminist leader. The song is especially associated with the successful strike by women textile workers in Lawrence, MA, in 1912: