Posted August 30, 2012 in California Educator
Read the fine print
Three years ago, an overhead screen broke loose in Carminda Kho’s class and hit her on the head. After the initial pain subsided, she thumbed through her union contract.
She found a provision...
Posted June 07, 2012 in CCA Advocate
Lassen College faculty settles contract
After going two years without a contract, the Lassen Community College Faculty Association and the district have reached a contract settlement that will provide a salary increase, retention of health...
Posted September 07, 2010 in California Educator
Ceres educators settle contract, gain support
In the wake of a three-day strike by Capistrano teachers in Southern California, teachers in the Central Valley town of Ceres began to organize and mobilize to fight off a similar threat by their...
Posted February 01, 2010 in CCA Advocate
Do you understand your ‘Weingarten Rights’?
Your dean calls you into her office, shuts the door and asks you to sit down. She questions you about the way you handled a certain situation and begins to make accusations. You start to feel anxious...
Posted May 14, 2012 in California Educator
Elk Grove preserves benefits, saves jobs
It took a massive march by 1,500 members, regular protests in front of the district office, and long mediation and fact-finding sessions, but in the end, the Elk Grove Education Association overwhelmingly...
Posted December 14, 2011 in Site Pages
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