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ACE/AFT 6554 Draft Constitution Fact Sheet


Dear ACE, AFT 6554 Members—You may not know that the ACE is not yet officially affiliated with the CFT and the AFT.  Official affiliation requires an overhaul of the Constitution to ensure that it meets CFT/AFT standards...

Summary of Proposed Contract Changes 4-11-2015

By Randy Castello, 04.12.15

Click on the link to view a complete summary of the proposed contract changes.  The link will take you to the negotiations page, you will have to click on another link. http://aceunion.org/resources/negotiations

Tentative Agreement 3-27-2015

By Randy Castello, 04.10.15

Hi All: Negotiations went long today, but we hope you think it was worth it.  We did reach a tentative agreement with the District.  Here are the highlights: 1.  7.85% salary schedule increase retroactive to July 1, 2014.  Elimination...

Parity for Associate Faculty

By Randy Castello, 04.07.15

What does “Parity” mean and how does it affect the Associate Salary Schedule? Parity for associate faculty means that the associate faculty are earning exactly the same amount of compensation as full-timers for the work that they do....

CFT Transition Meeting 3-27-2015


ACE, AFT 6554 Transition Committee Meeting March 27, 2015 WVC, LASS 24 Present:  Greg Mostyn, Julie Maia, Benjamin Mendolsohn, Diane Lamkin, Rick Hobbs, Mel Pritchard, Ann Marie Wasserbauer, Wendy Gachesa-Bowers For part of the meeting (when not in negotiations): Diane Rudy, Jory Segal ...

A short primer on Tentative Agreements


The negotiations team may sign tentative agreements with the District.  These tentative agreements are then taken together to faculty for a ratification vote—so even though there may be a tentative agreement, the entire faculty must still vote...

President's Comments

Wednesday, November 12, 2014

ACE PHONE # 408 855 5048

The ACE phone number has been activated.  The new ACE office at West Valley is office P in the...

Meetings & Minutes


Monday, February 9 - 3:22pm

Associate Faculty Insurance Reimbursement

Application deadline: April 3, 2015, fax to:408 867-9059
Proof of Payment Due: the first week of May.
Contact Tracey Frizzell in HR, 741-2168, for information OR paste the link below into your browser:



Monday, February 2 - 7:20pm

ACE Spring 2015 Meetings

ACE, AFT 6554, will be meeting on the first and third Thursdays of the month from 3:30 to 5:30pm.  Mission College (GC226) (FEB & APR), West Valley College (Board Room) (MAR & MAY)