Why a California oil workers union is getting behind clean energy (06/10/2021)

Dear Colleagues, This new report referenced below, which CFT had a part in sponsoring, is indeed groundbreaking.  AFT Guild VP Kelly Mayhew is quoted/referenced in the LA Times article below. In Solidarity, Jim By Sammy Roth LA Times Staff Writer June 10, 2021 6 AM PT This is the June 10, 2021, edition of Boiling Point, a weekly [...]

Explaining the Reparations Effort for Black Californians (06/03/2021)

New York Times California By Jill Cowan Good morning.   This week, California set out on a fraught, complicated mission that no other state has attempted: come up with proposals to provide reparations to Black Californians for slavery and centuries of systemic discrimination and inequality. A group of nine politicians, scholars and lawyers appointed to a task force will study the issue [...]

Racial Justice Bootcamp (06/03/2021)

Dear Colleagues, Please see the two hour per day, three day, Racial Justice Bootcamp being sponsored by the Labor Council. The facilitator, Bill Fletcher, is a great leader and advocate if you have not had the chance to interact with him. I highly recommend this three day workshop to all Guild members.  (If you are [...]

$500 Remote Work Stipend Approved for All GCCCD Faculty! (05/26/2021)

Dear GCCCD AFT Guild Unit Members, I am pleased to report that earlier today we were able to finalize our negotiations with the District for a “remote work” stipend in the amount of a one-time $500 payment to all GCCCD faculty. All faculty = any faculty member who worked in any capacity during the Fall 2020, Intersession 2021, or [...]