All Faculty Meeting


AFT  Seattle Community Colleges


Date: November 1, 2013

Location: Seattle Labor Temple

2800 1st Ave # 140 Seattle, WA 98121‎

Time: 4-5 pm Part-time faculty, Room 6

5:00 –Dinner

5:30—7:30pm All Faculty and Dinner, Room 8

Discussion Topics:

Wage Reopener

Labor Calls for Action on Student Debt

At a time when Americans now owe more on student loans than on credit cards, the AFL-CIO unanimously approved a resolution sponsored by the AFT to support federal and state efforts to reduce crushing student loan debt and to increase funding and access to need-based aid.

We got it done!

Hello Faculty - I'm happy to report that your negotiating team - Tracy Furutani, Don Bissonnette, Ed Ciok, Dave Eberhardt, Brian Holt, Robin Tartow and me - concluded negotiations today with a contract we feel good about presenting to you for ratification.  What a great group of colleagues to work with, and I don't want to leave out Nancy Adelson and Kimberly McRae who were team members last year.  I also want to thank all of you who wrote emails, made phone calls, spoke at BOT meetings, picketed, and wrote to the team with support and appreciation - your actions mattered.