On May 17, the National Labor Relations Board ordered the
Sacramento Job Corps to return four more residential advisors to
their jobs with full pay and benefits. The NLRB decision makes
nine AFT Local 4986 members who have been reinstated and made
whole more than 26 months after their initial terminations.
The NLRB also ruled that six residential coordinators were
unlawfully removed from the bargaining unit, and adopted an
administrative law judge’s finding that the employers are liable
for the unfair labor practices.
Only four of 125 Job Corps centers in the
United States are unionized, and CFT members staff two of them.
Adams & Associates is the private contractor managing both Job
Corps centers — with very different results.
In San Francisco, AFT Local 6319 represents 150 staff in the
Treasure Island Job Corps Workers Union. Local President Emily
Rapaport said the Department of Labor ranks centers on student
job placement and a range of other metrics. “Since Adams came in
about five years ago, we have been either number one or two in
Archbishop’s controversial proposals provoke national reaction
Faculty at four Bay Area Catholic high
schools have expressed objections to non-inclusive statements
about marriage, sexuality, and reproduction made by Archbishop
Salvatore J. Cordileone, and concern over his controversial
proposals to designate teachers in the diocesan high schools as
“ministers” in the faculty handbook and the collective bargaining
CFT welcomes teachers and staff at Lycée Français de San
Teachers and staff at the French immersion school Lycée Français
de San Francisco choose to have the support of strong state and
national unions by affiliating with the CFT and AFT.