Month: September 2016

We Have a Contract Because of You, Faculty

Kimberly Rosenfeld gave this speech on the night the Cerritos College Board of Trustees approved the 2015-18 faculty contract: Greetings, my name is Kimberly Rosenfeld and I am the lead negotiator for CCFF and today we are here to celebrate this Collective Bargaining Agreement (CBA). This document was made possible because of you! Yes you CCFF members. I am talking about you… Science Engineering & Mathematics – give a holler if you are out there! and you Fine Arts, let’s hear it! Business Education & Social Sciences goes without saying, Liberal Arts where are you my colleagues?  Physical Education we could not have done it without you! I am talking to you especially Deb Jensen  Technology we knew you were rooting for us Counseling and Library where are you our friends?  and Health Occupations How could I forget you, our friends. I am here today to share a very brief history of how we got here! How we got HERE to this night: Although this contract is the result of the individual

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Contract Approved by Membership, Trustees

The faculty of Cerritos College have spoken and the results are in: 285 voted YES to ratify the tentative agreement. 2 members voted NO. 287 members voted in total which accounts for 65% of the CCFF voting members who were sent ballots…. In solidarity during a most important moment of our history, Craig Breit CCFF Communications Chair TalonMarks reported on the sometimes contentious Board of Trustees meeting, where the contract was ultimately approved: For the Cerritos College Faculty Federation, months of solidarity sparked a domino effect that would ultimately lead the union to receive the negotiated contract agreement. The Board recorded a 7-0 vote to approve the contract. It goes

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CCFF Contract Ratification Vote

Faculty, As you know, the Union and District have reached tentative agreement on a successor collective bargaining agreement, to run from July 1, 2015, through June 30, 2018. Details of the tentative agreement are available for review.. The Union will conduct a contract ratification vote open to all members of CCFF in good standing (those who have paid dues). The ballot question shall be: “Should CCFF ratify the tentative agreement between CCFF and the District? Yes _____  No ____.” Ratification will be determined by a simple majority of ballots cast. Voting will be held from 6:00 a.m., Wednesday, September 14 until 11:59 p.m., Monday, September 19. Voting will be conducted

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CCFF: Text of Tentative Agreement for Your Review

Dear Colleagues, As you know, the CCFF and the District have reached a tentative agreement on a new contract. Here are links to the full text of the new and revised articles of our contract: Academic Freedom Class Size Department Chairs Health and Welfare Office Hours Part Time Rehire Rights Program Directors Salary FT Salary Schedule PT Salary Schedules Union Rights All CCFF members will be able to vote to ratify this tentative agreement next week. The vote will be conducted online and the ballot will be sent to your Cerritos College email address. At that time a complete Collective Bargaining Agreement will be shared with you so you can

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