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Last chance: Strike Hardship Fund VOTE today!

We urge all members to vote YES today in the referendum to establish our Strike Hardship Fund. Yesterday, after waiting for a long promised salary proposal our AFT 2121 bargaining team finally received one. The District’s proposal is paltry and inadequate. They are offering a mere 1.1% raise above our 2007 salaries, and that is only for full timers! Part timers would get no restoration of salary. They also offered a 1% across the board COLA right now and COLA for the next two years after that. We do not have to accept this!

Vote ‘YES’ today to establish a Strike Hardship Fund and show the District that we are united and willing to take action for a fair contract! All union members – including department chairs — can vote in the Strike Hardship Fund referendum. Find out where to VOTE


Today: Election Campaign Kickoff for Aaron Peskin, Prop I, & Prop F

Help us fight for an affordable San Francisco! Our faculty, our students, our families and communities—we are committed to a San Francisco for all of us. Join us for our campaign kickoff this evening.

Election Campaign Kickoff Today: Aaron Peskin, Prop. I, & Prop. F
September 3, 2015 – 5:30 p.m.
Unite Here Local 2
209 Golden Gate Ave. (near Civic Center BART)
RSVP on Facebook

The November election just around the corner, and we have joined with the SF Tenants and Families coalition of community and labor groups to elect Aaron Peskin to the Board of Supervisors for District 3, a progressive candidate who will stand up for working families and against the real estate speculation that is driving too many of us out of town. We also have the opportunity to pass Prop. I, the pause for an affordable housing plan in the Mission, and Prop. F, common sense AirBnB reform, both of which are essential to an affordable San Francisco.


Sept. 9th: Workers’ Rights Board hearing on the future of higher education in SF

All workers deserve fair wages and working conditions! Join us for a hearing and investigation on faculty working conditions and student learning conditions at City College, SF State, and SF Art Institute. This hearing will focus on faculty contract fights across our City and support efforts to maintain and  improve the quality of higher education in San Francisco.  #educationnotdisplacement #educatedbyunionlabor

San Francisco Faculty Workers’ Rights Hearing
Wednesday, September 9th (6 – 8 pm)
St. John the Evangelist Episcopal Church,
1661 15th St. (btwn Mission and Valencia)
RSVP and invite on Facebook or
share the flyer

Workers Rights’ Board is a community project of Jobs with Justice San Francisco. For more info, email solidarity@jwjsf.org or call (415) 994-2496.


AFT 2121 November election endorsements

AFT 2121 has completed its November endorsements! View our AFT 2121 COPE endorsements for November 2015

Our Union: Fight for a fair contract!


Our Union: Get political!


PLEASE NOTE: AFT 2121 IS SWITCHING TO A NEW EMAIL SYSTEM

The AFL-CIO has switched our email server from Salsalabs to Action Network. As we work with national AFT to transition our email list to the new system please be sure to share AFT 2121 blasts with fellow faculty and tell them to contact us at aft@aft2121.org if they are not receiving our communications.

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Phone: 415-585-2121
Email: aft@aft2121.org.
Address: 311 Miramar Avenue, San Francisco, CA 94112