Faculty Issues

Disability Issues and Accommodations

Posted August 18, 2021

Requesting ADA accommodations at SMCCD (overview and FAQs by Skyline Anthropology Professor Lori Slicton) SMCCD HR online form to request reasonable accommodation California Department of Rehabilitation (focuses on workplace retention—making it possible for you to stay at your job as long as you want to stay there) Job Accommodation Network (JAN) (provides “free, expert, and confidential […]

Covid-19, the ADA and AFT Support

Posted August 18, 2021

Disability Issues and Accommodations Below is an overview of the process for obtaining a reasonable accommodation for faculty who have a disability covered by the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA). Many health conditions qualify as disabilities for which an employer must provide reasonable accommodations. However, we also want to let you know that you may […]

Problem-solving process

Posted February 6, 2021

Problem-solving process: What to expect Level 0 You will explain the issue to your campus grievance chair and identify the best ways to remedy the issue. Your campus grievance chair may reach out to appropriate administrators to explain the issue and the remedy you desire. You may have a conversation with administrators to find a […]

Workplace Issues

Posted February 6, 2021

Workplace issue? Contact your campus grievance chair! Do you think that something about your assignment, working conditions, or compensation may violate the contract between AFT and the District? Maybe something has changed recently and you’re not sure if your new situation is in keeping with the contract. Maybe you have a sense something isn’t quite […]

Part-Time Faculty Bargaining Updates

Posted August 14, 2020

Contract negotiations updates specifically related to part-time faculty are included below. Specific references to part-time faculty or adjunct faculty are highlighted in red. Questions? Contact: AFT 1493 Executive Secretary Marianne Kaletzky   March 17th Negotiations Session Negotiators/representatives present: AFT:  Joaquin Rivera, Monica Malamud, Marianne Kaletzky; AFT observers: Kolo Wamba, Rika Yonemura-Fabian, Katharine Harer, Jesse Raskin […]