Monthly Archives December 2018

RATIFIED: SDCCD Faculty – 2019 Economic Package

From: Jim Mahler <aftjim@mac.com> Subject: RATIFIED: SDCCD Faculty – 2019 Economic Package Date: December 10, 2018 at 7:37:27 AM PST Dear SDCCD AFT Guild Faculty Members, I am pleased to report that our economic package for 2019 which is detailed below was ratified with 95.7% (605) voting in favor of ratification, and 4.3% (27) voting against ratification.  These new salary schedules and the other changes listed below will take effect on January 1, you will see these new amounts reflected in your January 31/February 10 paychecks. These economic increases will be in addition to the previously union negotiated step advancement increases included on the

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Guild Files Second Unfair Practice Charge Regarding Negotiations Delay

From: Jim Mahler <aftjim@mac.com>Subject: Guild Files Second Unfair Practice Charge Regarding Negotiations DelayDate: December 10, 2018 at 7:35:17 AM PSTTo: Cuyamaca Faculty <cuyamacafaculty@gcccd.edu>, Grossmont Faculty <grossmontfaculty@gcccd.edu></grossmontfaculty@gcccd.edu></cuyamacafaculty@gcccd.edu></aftjim@mac.com> Dear GCCCD AFT Members, Last Friday the Guild filed its second Unfair Practice Charge with the Public Employment Relations Board (PERB) regarding the District’s continued delay in negotiations. The details of the charge are in the attached document beginning on page four. If you don’t have time to open the attachment, the short summary of the charge is that we are still waiting for financial data from the last fiscal year which closed on

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Adjunct Faculty Unemployment Benefits/Emergency

Assistance-End of FALL SEMESTER Date: December 11, 2018 at 2:43:31 PM PST Dear College Adjunct Faculty AFT Guild Members, As the fall semester comes to an end, you should be aware that you are eligible to apply for unemployment benefits, even if you have already been given an assignment for the spring (or intersession).  To receive the maximum benefit, applications should be submitted immediately following the completion of your last class session or assignment for this semester. Please visit the Guild’s website for important information regarding applying for unemployment benefits and/or participating in our Labor Participation assistance program: ·  Unemployment Benefits

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Labor Council Food and Toy Distribution Volunteers Needed

From: Michelle Disbrow <mdisbrow@unionyes.org> Subject: Food and Toy Distribution Drive Date: December 12, 2018 at 3:40:32 PM PST To: Undisclosed recipients: ; Good afternoon, We have a couple of volunteer opportunities around the food and toy distribution drive that are coming up. Volunteer Opportunities:   TOMORROW: 10 Volunteers Needed: The Toy Packing Day will be December 13th from 6pm-9pm.  It is going to be at the IBEW 569 hall-4545 Viewridge Ave San Diego, CA. 92123.   MONDAY: 20 Volunteers Needed:  The Food Packing Day will be on December 17 from 1:30pm-4pm at Feeding San Diego 9455 Waples St #135, San Diego, CA 92121.   Please reply to this email

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Enroll Now in Labor Studies for the Spring Semester!

Check out the Labor Studies Program at City College this Spring 2019! CLASS BEGINS ON JANUARY 31st REGISTRATION IS NOW OPEN—SIGN UP TODAY!! Now, More Than Ever, We Need to Be Organized and EDUCATED About Workers’ Rights! Labor Studies 102: Labor Law Interested in the laws that affect you as a worker? From your rights as employees to laws impacting unions such as Janus v. AFSCME, this course is a practical study of labor law. It is designed for all members of the community interested in workers and their rights on the job. Classes are $46 a unit plus a

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This Week in Labor History: 12/10 – 12/16

December 10 First sit-down strike in U.S. called by IWW at General Electric in Schenectady, N.Y. – 1906 Int’l Human Rights Day, commemorating the signing at the United Nations of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights, which states, in part: “Everyone has the right to form and join trade unions for the protection of his interests.” – 1948 American Federation of Teachers Local 89 in Atlanta, Georgia, disaffiliates from the national union because of an AFT directive that all its locals integrate. A year later, the AFT expelled all locals that refused to do so – 1956   Cesar Chavez

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Support Local Groups that are Helping the Migrant Caravana

Support Local Groups that are Helping the Migrant Caravana Otay Mesa Detention Resistance OMDR collects donations and take them to the shelters in Tijuana. They need volunteers to organize donations in San Diego and deliver them  to Tijuana. They also need volunteers to support detainees at the ICE detention center and when they are released.   Website: Otaymesadetentionresistance.org  Facebook: Facebook.com/DetentionResistance   For monetary donations Go Fund Me: Gofundme.com/llantocolectivocausacaravana   Venmo: @otaymesa Goods donations can be received at: Centro Cultural de la Raza 2004 Park Blvd, San Diego, CA 92101 For the updated list of donations needed and schedule, go to their

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Official Final Board of Trustee Election Results

Dear AFT Guild Members, The Registrar of Voters has finished counting all provisional ballots, the results are below. We look forward to working with all of our newly elected and re-elected Board of Trustee Members!  All Board members will be sworn in  to begin their terms next week. Thank you to all of our Guild members who helped make these results possible! In Unity, Jim

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Test Report

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AFL-CIO Celebrates 63rd Anniversary Today!

The Labor Wire Dec. 5, 2018 Sixty-three years ago today on Dec. 5, 1955, American Federation of Labor President George Meany (UA) and Congress of Industrial Organizations President Walter Reuther (UAW) stood before a packed crowd of union leaders and labor activists at the 71st Regiment Armory in New York City. Together, they held up a massive walnut gavel and hammered it against the dias, bringing to order the first Constitutional Convention of the AFL-CIO. “I feel that this is the most important trade union development of our time,” reflected Meany. “Let us face the future confident beyond question that the

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