Month: November 2013

The District Can Afford CCFF Proposals

Dear colleagues, In the last bargaining update, I presented the rationales for the three CCFF proposals: ·        Lecture-lab parity ·        Increase in part-time pay ·        COLA + (1.53% COLA plus 1.35% pay increase) Tuesday, November 19th, the CCFF Executive Board will meet in SS 136 at 11:00 AM to present a picture of the college budget that shows that the District can afford the proposals.  In fact, once you see the analysis, you may marvel at the proposals’ modesty and the District’s reserves. Also, Wednesday, November 13th, a number of faculty showed up for the CSEA-CCFF Meet and Greet and to fill the board room with support for the union

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CCFF Proposes Better Salary for Adjuncts, COLA, and Lecture/Lab Parity

Dear colleagues, I’m writing to you to give you an update on negotiations. Last Thursday, October 31, the CCFF offered two proposals to the District. ·        To increase compensation for o   Part-time instructors by adding a row and two columns to their salary schedule o   Part-time counselors and librarians by adding two rows and two columns ·        To increase all faculty compensation with a o   Cost of Living Adjustment (COLA) of 1.57%, and o   A 1.35% raise Also last Thursday, the CCFF was able to introduce the subject of Lecture-Lab parity, thanks to splendid presentations by Kimberly Duff, Kevin Taylor, Debbie Jensen, and Ann Voorhies. The rationale for increasing part-time

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