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WINTER IS BACK! Faculty will be compensated for their losses

After more than three years of protests, student petitions, community criticism and PCCFA legal actions with the Public Employee Relations Board (PERB), we have prevailed! Officially a six-week Winter Session will be back in 2017. And faculty will be compensated for their losses. It is the single most significant victory…

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FACCC’s Sacramento Advocacy and Policy Conference a Huge Success

What is FACCC? FACCC is the primary lobbying group specifically for California Community College Faculty. It is our most trusted source for both facts and interpretation of state trends in resource allocation. PCCFA’s participation over the years has included Jane Hallinger a past president of FACCC, Preston Rose, a winner…

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PERB Settlement Documents

If you are a recipient of the PERB Settlement Agreement, please note the documents below: Form W9 PERB Payment Instructions PERB Request for Compensation Form The W-9 must be turned into PCC Fiscal Services. If you have any questions regarding the PERB settlement or feel you should receive compensation, please contact…

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SPECIAL MEETING – The PERB Settlement Agreement between the PCCFA and PACCD

On March 16, 2016, the PCC Board of Trustees approved the terms of settlement between the PCCFA and the administration. In addition to restoring Winter Intersession, which is a huge victory for both students and faculty, the agreement includes compensation and interest for affected faculty. This award is a sea…

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PACCD-PCCFA Contractual Agreements: New MOUs

Since adoption of the 2013-2016 Collective Bargaining Agreement, the Faculty Association and District have reached additional agreements on several issues of importance to members. These are fully described in eight separate Memorandum of Understanding documents signed by the FA president. The highlights from these MOU agreements are summarized here.  Class…

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New District Trustees Sworn In: Hoyt Hilsman & James Osterling

On December 9th, 2015 newly elected PACCD Trustees, Jim Osterling and Hoyt Hilsman, were sworn into office. PCCFA endorsed Hilsman. Osterling represents District 2 and Hilsman District 4. Jeannette Mann and Bill Thomson, respectively, held these seats prior to the election. Faculty Association President Julie Kiotas said, “Now, with a…

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Community College’s Goal Of Full-Time/Part-Time Parity Cuts Both Ways

The Chancellor’s budget for the 2015-2016 year includes $62 million for the hiring of full time faculty, but offers no mention, let alone any plan for, part time faculty and the decade old push to bring part time faculty salaries into parity with full time faculty salaries. There are approximately…

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Special SPRING 2016 Speakers: Come and Connect with Statewide Leaders in the Fight for Faculty Rights!

PCC Faculty Association General Meeting Thursday, March 17, 2016 12PM Circadian Special Guest Speaker: Jonathan Lightman Executive Director at the Faculty Association of California Community Colleges. Jonathan Lightman serves as senior staff to the following entities: FACCC Board of Governors, FACCC EI Board of Directors, Legislative Committee, Political Action Committee,…

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