AFT 1493 Updates

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

AGREEMENT ON FINAL SPRING 2022 MOU

Posted January 3, 2022

Report on Negotiations on MOU regarding Spring 2022 Covid-19 Working Conditions AFT and SMCCCD continued negotiations towards a Memorandum of Understanding for Spring 2022 with a meeting on Tuesday, December 14, 2021. The parties then finished negotiations by email, arriving at an MOU just before the holiday. Click on the following link to view the […]

FACULTY SPEAK AT TRUSTEES MEETING ABOUT INADEQUATE PREPARATION FOR SAFE RETURN, STEPS NEEDED TO LIMIT ENROLLMENT DECLINES AND LACK OF FACULTY REPS. ON DISTRICT SAFETY COMMITTEE

Posted December 20, 2021

At the December 15 SMCCCD Board of Trustees meeting, AFT 1493 President Monica Malamud spoke to the Board about ways to increase enrollment for Spring 2022 and the need for real faculty representation in District health and safety decision-making [click here to view Monica’s statement] and Skyline College counselor Suzanne Poma explained how our district […]

URGE GOVERNOR NEWSOM TO FUND HEALTHCARE FOR PART-TIME COMMUNITY COLLEGE FACULTY

Posted December 9, 2021

Dear faculty colleagues, For too long, too many part-time faculty in California’s community college system have gone without healthcare benefits. But in the upcoming legislative session, we have an opportunity to address this — beginning now. Please take a moment to sign this CFT letter to Governor Gavin Newsom, urging him to include funding for […]

AFT HEALTH & SAFETY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR RETURNING TO IN-PERSON WORK

Posted November 15, 2021

AFT’s Recommendations for Skyline College’s Health, Safety & Emergency Preparedness Committee to be taken to District Safety Comittee Below are recommendations we hope to vote on today, November 15, at Skyline College’s Health, Safety and Emergency Preparedness Committee in order to bring them to the District Safety Committee according to our responsibilities outlined in our […]

PLEASE SHARE SAFETY CONCERNS & ANY EXPERIENCE REQUESTING ACCOMMODATIONS

Posted November 5, 2021

Dear faculty colleagues, 1. Please tell us your experience requesting accommodations for Spring 2022 The Covid pandemic and the District’s plans for a full return to on-campus instruction and student services in Spring 2022 have led a number of faculty to request accommodations, either due to a medical condition of their own or due to […]