Nov-Dec 2015

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In this issue…

UP FRONT

The Education Californians Deserve campaign envisions a better future

ALL-UNION NEWS

U.S. Supreme Court to hear Freidrichs case in January

CFT and allies work together to extend Proposition 30

January 1 ushers in new laws for educators 

Educators victorious in school and college board elections

  • Cabrillo lecturer running for State Assembly
  • CFT endorses Kamala Harris for U.S. Senate

FEATURES 

Building Our Power: Hundreds of part-timers in Los Angeles colleges sign up to become union members

Commemorating 40 years of collective bargaining:The difference one law makes for teachers and classified employees

Inequality for part-time faculty harms students, our communities

  • Migrant mineworkers of academia (pdf, 17pp)

AROUND CFT

  • CFT Convention 2016 in San Francisco tackles issues of justice 
  • Union scholarships available to children, dependents and members 

PRE-K AND K-12

Los Angeles teachers stand up to billionaire school bully

CLASSIFIED

Three staff named Members of the Year

COMMUNITY COLLEGE

Straight Outta Compton: Time for disaccreditation to go

UNIVERSITY

Lecturer brings reality of contingent work to bargaining table

LOCAL WIRE

Local 1986: It’s a rap…
Local 2030: We love community schools…
Local 1985: Right retirement…
Local 1273: Winning formula…
UC-AFT: Rolling rally…

RANK & FILES

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