AFT 1493 Updates

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

Support CSU Faculty Strikers April 13-15 and April 18-19

Posted March 25, 2016

The members of the California Faculty Association (CFA) at the California State University (CSU) system have voted overwhelmingly to strike from April 13-15 and April 18-19. The reason for this action is simple – CSU refuses to grant fair salary increases to its faculty. The CFA membership is taking this principled stand because: In 2008 […]

2016 Negotiations Survey – We Need Your Input!

Posted December 10, 2015

Dear Colleagues, I know we’re all crazy busy, but I have a quick favor to ask you. Our entire contract is open in 2016 for renegotiation and your union needs you to help prioritize the issues we all want to address: health benefits, workload equity, office space, sabbaticals, and more. Please click here to fill out our brief […]


Posted October 15, 2015

Come to a meeting on your campus to learn about Fact Finding and hear the latest bargaining updates from our AFT Negotiating Team. CSM: Tuesday, October 18th, 3-4 pm, College Vista; RSVP: Skyline: Wednesday, October 19th, 2-3 pm, Room 2306; RSVP: Cañada: Thursday, October 20th, 3-4 pm, Cañada Vista; RSVP: Stand up […]


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 […]