At the November 30, 2022 SMCCCD Board of Trustees meeting, AFT 1493 Executive Committee Rep. Michael Hoffman spoke about AFT’s support for and solidarity with district staff members in CSEA’s bargaining for reasonable compensation and benefits. Watch Michael’s comments below:

Annette Perot, CSEA Chapter 33 President; Dustin Patenaude, CSEA Labor Relations Representative; and Britney Sneed, CSEA Chapter 33 Second Vice President; spoke about CSEA’s difficulties with the District Chief Negotiator. Watch their comments below:

Skyline College History Professor Rosie Bell spoke about District negotiators’ reluctance to be willing to pay for part-time faculty health benefits despite the fact that District reps. acknowledged that the District is in “a very strong financial position.” Watch Rosie’s comments below:


Come to one of our AFT – CSEA joint Solidarity events!

Come enjoy lunch and learn from each other what workplace issues we are most concerned about as two unions that represent the majority of the District employees, and how we can mutually support our common demands.

  • at CSM: Monday, 12/5, noon – 1pm, Room 18-206
    Hosted by Annette Perot, Fauzi Hamadeh, Linda Allen, and Juanita Celaya (CSEA) and Evan Kaiser, David Lau, Katharine Harer, and Rika Yonemura-Fabian (AFT)
  • at Cañada: Monday, 12/5, noon – 1pm, Bldg. 9 Room 154
    Hosted by Jamie Hui and Jeanne Stalker (CSEA) and Michael Hoffman and Vera Quijano (AFT)
  • at Skyline: Wednesday 12/7, noon – 1pm, Room 6-202
    Hosted by Brittney Sneed and Kelly Li (CSEA) and Rika Yonemura-Fabian, Jessica Silver-Sharp, and Katharine Harer (AFT)
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Click here to read the latest AFT negotiations reports

Upcoming AFT-District bargaining sessions are scheduled for:

  • Thursday, December 15: 8-10 a.m.
  • Friday, December 16: 8 a.m.-4 p.m.
  • Thursday, December 22: 11 a.m.-2 p.m.