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Vote on CCFF Dues Change

Dear Union Colleagues, In thirty days, on October 14, all CCFF members in good standing will be invited to vote on a change in the union’s rate of dues. The vote will be held electronically; you will receive an email via ElectionBuddy.com to your @cerritos.edu email address with instructions and a link to vote via the web. Proposal For part-time faculty, dues be increased by $1.59 tenthly in 2017-18, and an additional $1.59 tenthly in 2018-19. For full-time faculty, dues be increased by $5.75 tenthly in 2017-18, and an additional $5.75 tenthly in 2018-19. Interpretation In 2016-17, part-time faculty paid $22.69 in dues per tenthly paycheck. Because increases to AFT

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CCFF Meeting Tuesday, April 18, 2017, SS 136

Our next CCFF (Cerritos College Faculty Federation) meeting will be held in Social Sciences room 136 next Tuesday, April 18, 2017 at 11:00 am. Please attend. We have many important items to discuss. Among them: + A dues restructuring for next year. A portion of your dues is required to go to the AFT and CFT. American Federation of Teachers and California Federation of Teachers are the parent unions of CCFF. We have more control over the rates set for our local chapter dues. Your union has done and is doing more than ever before. And we are gearing up for negotiations which will begin anew in the Fall. The

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CCFF Endorsement Consideration, Dr. Sandra Salazar

Dear Colleagues, It is time to gear up for the 2016 Board Elections. The CCFF is set to decide if we are going to select, endorse, and support any of the Trustee candidates, and we are interested in hearing your feedback. But first, some of you may be wondering why endorse a candidate at all? As we have learned over the years, a faculty-centered Board is a student-centered Board because it implies considering the needs and concerns of faculty and staff who are first in line to serve students. Likewise, learning conditions are tantamount to working conditions.  Hence, the success of our students is inextricably linked to our working conditions

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Call to Help AFT in San Diego Election

CCFF Political Education Chair Michelle Lewellen asks: “Sometime in the next week, pre 2/11, we can help our sisters and brothers in Palomar Federation of Teachers and AFT 1931 to get David Alvarez, a truly progressive mayor, elected in San Diego. Follow this link, and you can make calls from the comfort of your own home: http://www.sddemocrats.org/content/PDF/alvarezvolunteer.pdf …The race is very close, so every call will make a difference.”

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Officer Election Results

Dear colleagues, I’m pleased to announce the results of the CCFF Officer Election: President:  Solomon Namala VP-FT Faculty:  Armando Soto VP-PT Faculty: Lyndsey Lefebvre Treasurer: Teresa Alenikov Secretary: George Jarrett Contract Development Committee Chair: Amy Holzgang COPE Chair: Michelle Lewellen Communications Chair: Jack Swanson Membership Chair: Mike Farina I should note that although 91 ballots were received, only 70 were valid.  The remaining 21 ballots were invalid because (a) the outer envelopes weren’t signed or ballots were not sealed within an unsigned inner envelope (19 ballots) or (b) the faculty member was not, according to our office records, a CCFF member (2 ballots). If any member would like to challenge

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Officer Election Reminder

Dear colleagues, From approximately 2-5pm next Monday and Tuesday (April 29-30), a CCFF table will be set up and staffed in the Administration Building courtyard for union members to cast their votes in the officer election.  If you have misplaced the ballot previously placed in your campus mailbox–or if you never received one–a replacement ballot will be provided at the CCFF table. All ballots are due by 7:00 p.m. on April 30. CCFF members may attend the ballot counting session on May 1 at 2pm in the Staff Lounge. In unity, Ted Stolze, Philosophy Department CCFF Election Committee Chair

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