AFT 1493 Updates

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

The Fight for Fair Accreditation

Posted April 25, 2014

A six minute video on the epic battle by AFT 2121 and CFT to save City College of San Francisco from the out of control ACCJC. It is a brief primer on what has happened there, and explains its significance for fair accreditation practices across the state.  

Medical Plan Information and Premiums

Posted September 15, 2010

2023 CalPERS Regional Health Premiums (Actives and Annuitants) 2023 CalPERS Health Benefits Summary 2023 SMCCCD Benefits Information Guide (.pdf) 2023 Full-Time Faculty Medical Plan Premiums and Contribution Amounts: See page 10 of Benefits Information Guide SMCCCD Adjunct Faculty Medical Stipend Reimbursement Application PERS Health Benefits Program website

AFT 1493: The Movie!

Posted February 24, 2010

AFT 1493: The Movie was produced in 1988 by Fred Glass, then AFT Local 1493 Executive Secretary (now retired CFT Communications Director).  It provides a history of the San Mateo Community College Federation of Teachers up to that time. Click on the Play Arrow to begin playing the video.  (It has been divided into 3 […]

History of AFT Local 1493

Posted February 24, 2010

  A History of Local 1493 in Images and Words EARLY HISTORY OF LOCAL 1493:Two-part history, “When the Game Changed: How AFT Local 1493 Became Sole Bargaining Agent for SMCCCD” written by Rich Yurman for The Advocate in 2017: Part 1: 1965 – 1977  Part 2: 1977 – 1984 See the AFT Local 1493 history […]