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Tomorrow: COPE, General Membership meetings, and outreach for Hillary Ronen and Prop W

We urge all members to join our COPE and General Membership meetings tomorrow from 3-5pm on the Ocean campus in MUB 140. Our rank-and-file leaders have voted to approve bringing a dues increase from 1.26% to 1.5% to a vote of the membership. And our Union is asking all members to sign a pledge card pledging a “yes” vote. You can bring your already signed card or sign a card at the meeting tomorrow.

Afterwards join us in District 9 to get the word out to voters about Prop W and our endorsed D9 candidate Hillary Ronen who has fought with us for years to protect CCSF. A strong ally, Hillary Ronen was out with us on the picket lines during our strike last semester. Now she’s in a tight race and needs our help. Please join us phone-banking for Hillary Ronen and Free City College tomorrow from 5:30-8:30pm at 3417 Mission St.


Wednesday: Join District 7 outreach for Norman Yee and Prop W

Our current District 7 Supervisor, Norman Yee, is a former City College faculty member and an ally of CCSF. AFT 2121 has endorsed him for re-election. Please Join us Wednesday to help get the word out about his campaign and about Prop W.  Please join us phone-banking for Norman Yee and Free City College Wednesday from 5-8pm at 1601 Ocean Ave.


Thursday: Tell the Board of Trustees stop the cuts and cancellations!

Administration has pursued an austerity agenda of cuts that will send our school into a death spiral of diminishing enrollment. Help educate the Board about the effects of these cuts on our students, our faculty, our school, and our community.

Join us for Public Comment
Board of Trustees meeting
Thursday, Oct. 27, MUB 140, 4:00

There is also a planning meeting the day prior to the BOT action. That will be 10/26, 1:30 – 3:30, MUB 340. If people who want to speak at the BOT meeting also come to the planning meeting, it would be helpful. But absolutely not required!


Saturday morning: Spread the word about Prop W and the SFLC Education Slate

On Saturday we are getting the word out to voters about Prop W (making CCSF Free!) and about the San Francisco Labor Council Education slate including our endorsed candidates for CCSF Board of Trustees, Shanell Williams and Tom Temprano.

Saturday, Oct. 29 from 10am-2pm
41st Ave between Ortega and Pacheco
Behind Sunset Elementary

This is a huge election year and we need your help to win this! Please join us.


October payroll to include remaining retro pay and restoration of frozen step for full-time faculty

The remaining retro pay owed to faculty by the District will appear on the regular October paycheck, not on an off-cycle as previously stated by the District. The extra retro amount stems from two errors in the District’s retro payments on the September paycheck:

  • The difference between 9.6% and 9.4% of all 2015/16 earnings
  • The difference between 10.7% and 9.4% of August and September earnings.

Full-time faculty eligible for an additional salary step from the 2009/10 “frozen step” restoration, will be paid at the higher step effective with the October paycheck and with back pay for July – September. Eligible faculty include those who would have advanced a salary step in 2009/10 but for the step freeze and who were not at the top of the salary schedule on July 1, 2016.   Part-time faculty who lost semester credit in 2009/10 because of the freeze will also be restored, but not on the October paycheck. The District hopes to complete this work and restore eligible part time faculty in November. Finally, payroll has identified 288 full-timers who moved to new Salary Step 17 who will receive retro pay for July and August for the step increase on the October paycheck.


November elections: Making City College FREE for San Franciscans again and so much more!

This election is critical to the future of our college and our city. We’re fighting to make our City College freefor San Franciscans, to defend working families, and for affordable housing. Please join us!
Our union is phone banking with student, community, and faculty volunteers every week Monday throughWednesday at the AFT 2121 office (311 Miramar Ave @ Ocean) from 5-8pm. and at the San Francisco Labor Council (1188 Franklin St #203) on Thursdays from 5:30-8:30pm.
 

by Alisa Messer and Tim Killikelly

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