In order to provide as much transparency and information as possible, the public is welcome to attend and observe.
Topics and speakers will be planned in advance of each bargaining session. In order for negotiations to run smoothly, the AFT 2121 elected bargaining team requires that observers follow these rules:
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Contract negotiations began this week on November 1. After the hostile tone of last few years, administration says they want a more congenial and constructive relationship. The District has made several concrete steps in that direction. They have agreed to have open negotiations, which is something they rejected in the last round of negotiations. Faculty and members of the public are allowed to observe. We’ve established ground rules for observers of open negotiations. Also there are no lawyers on the District’s bargaining team for the first time in years! This will save our District money and help stop unnecessary delays. These are both welcome developments. Read more ›