Our union has a new name!
The Steward Council at its 4/7/17 meeting approved various amendments to the union Constitution.
A major change was renaming the union to more clearly reflect who we represent in our interaction with our local and state communities and other labor organizations.
Fact finding failure: District refuses to negotiate a fair contract
ACE AFT 6554 faculty gathered to greet Fact-Finders on Monday, March 20 in the 9:00 am - 9:30 am. The panelists were:
ACE reprsentative: Terry Elverum (CFT field representative)
District representative: John Hendrickson (former WVMCCD chancellor)
Fact-finder: Norman Brand, Esq.
Executive Board Elections: April 2017.
By Petitions to run for office due on April 3., 03.15.17
The ACE AFT 6554 Election Committee has sent out an announcement regarding the upcoming election for the Executive Board.
All 8 Executive Board postitions are up for election:
President, Vice President, Secretary, Treasurer, MC Full-time Representative, WVC Full-time Representative, MC Part-time Representative...
ACE AFT 6554 members vote to create Strike Fund.
The results of the membership vote to create a strike fund by temporarily increasing union dues by 0.05% are:
Yes: 202 votes (84%)
No: 38 votes (16%)
Many thanks to the Election Committee who spent many hours in preparing, organizing and conducting a...
Negotiations: District throws shared governance into the trash.
By Blood Boiler , 03.05.17
Democracy no more.
District reduces support for health care, despite stockpiling huge reserves.
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Proposed ACE AFT 6554 Constitutional Amendments
The ACE AFT 6554 Executive Board on 2.24.17 voted to adopt changes to the ACE AFT 6554 Constitution, and distributed these amendments on 2.24.17 to the Steward Council members for their consideration at their next meeting on March 3, 2017.
The ACE AFT 6554 Steward Council on 3.3.17...