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Winter 2021 E-Newsletter

President’s Column

Kudos to the negotiating team and leadership of AFT 6157, our main union, on your achievements in the recent round of bargaining, especially for securing dedicated funding for associate faculty pay parity, and for stronger SRP protections... READ MORE

First Annual Survey about Health Benefits for Pre-1982 Hires

AFT 6157-R will use this information to guide us in seeking improvements in the health care of these pre-1982-hired retirees... READ MORE

The Early History of Our Union

Before The Rodda Act was passed in 1976, faculty were forbidden from forming unions, and representatives of the Academic Senate of San Jose Junior College (as it was called then) met directly with the Governing Board and college administration to set salaries and teaching loads... READ MORE

SJCC Celebrates 100 Years

San Jose City College’s Centennial was marked by two events during September. Alice Gosak provided us with a report on the celebration... READ MORE

The Golden Age of Music at SJCC

In the 1960s, the city of San Jose had few entertainment venues so the theater at San Jose City College became a focus of speaker events, plays and musical performances... READ MORE
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