The Guild has been busy this past month, taking the temperature of our members in our negotiations survey, celebrating our faculty at our colleges, agitating for more dollars for education at ReFund California events, protesting poverty wages, and more.
As we wind up another semester, we have much to be thankful for. We are thankful that all our hard work on Prop 30 is beginning to bear fruit. One year later, it’s made a big difference on all of our campuses. Have a great winter break!
"It was just a year ago.” It’s so easy to forget where we were just last year -- preparing for cuts in the fifth consecutive year of cuts that ranged from 3 percent to 7½ percent.
The third and final Adjunct Issues Committee (AIC) workshop for fall, “Get the Job!” took place at West Los Angeles College on Saturday, November 16.
For part-time faculty, the end of the semester approaching means filling out EDD applications again to receive unemployment benefits.
By Sharon Hendricks, Retirement Liaison
Many times in this column I’ve urged us to pay attention to efforts that seek to undermine the secure retirement that we, as public employees, deserve and have fought to protect.
Approved Sept. 17, 2013
Approved the Guild Committee on Political Education (COPE) report, including endorsements and the LA County Federation of Labor COPE recommendations subject to discussion with local CFT affiliates