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Success: Adjuncts get a raise and a bonus!

We’re sorry for the confusion about the 3% raise that was posted on the AdFac website and in our newsletter but wasn’t included in your paycheck this fall, and we thank you for your patience. We negotiated with the District for a better deal than the 3% and we think you will be satisfied with the results.  

The AdFac Negotiations Team reached a tentative agreement with the North Orange County Community College District. This agreement covers the 2016-2017 academic year for salary only. District Trustees approved it on Nov. 8.

Article 11 (Salary)

Salary shall remain unchanged except for the following amendment(s):

2016-2017 Academic Year

    Off-Schedule Salary Adjustment for the Fall 2016 Semester and Trimester

    Unit members who taught credit classes or performed counseling or librarian services at the colleges during the Fall 2016 semester will be paid an off-schedule bonus equal to five point six percent (5.6%). This payment will be computed by calculating Fall 2016 semester service at five point six percent (5.6%) using the salary schedule rates in effect August 22, 2016.

    Unit Members who taught non-credit classes or performed counseling services in the School of Continuing Education during the Fall 2016 non-credit trimester shall be paid an off-schedule bonus equal to five point six percent (5.6%). This payment will be computed by calculating Fall 2016 trimester service at five point six percent (5.6%) using the salary schedule rates in effect September 12, 2016.

    All off-schedule salary adjustments will be subject to retirement based upon member type (Classic/PEPRA).

Spring 2017 Semester/Winter 2017 Trimester

                An across-the-board salary increase of three point two five percent (3.25%) will be applied to Adjunct Faculty salary schedules A and B effective January 29, 2017, and to Schedule C effective January 8, 2017.

Our Executive Board overwhelmingly approved the tentative agreement and so have you! Thanks to your AdFac Negotiations Team:  Pete Christenson; Manjit Grewall; Denny Konshak; Catherine Whitsett, Chair

 

AdFac welcomes part-timers back to school at fun party

Friday, Sept. 16, marked the date for AdFac’s “Back-2-School party.” About 50 part-timers and guests enjoyed a few hours of fun and camaraderie at the Fullerton Elks Lodge hosted by your union.            

Part-timers were greeted by AdFac President Kent Stevenson and his Executive Board members.

Among the attendees were Greg Schulz, Fullerton College President; Trustees Molly McClanahan and Steve Blount; SCE Interim Provost Valentina Purtell; and CFT President Josh Pechthalt. Also attending were Tina Johanssen, President of United Faculty; and CSEA President Rod Lusch.

Kia Bowles of SchoolsFirst Federal Credit Union gave a brief presentation and awarded gift certificates in a free raffle. Jason Swanson of Aava Dental gave away insulated lunch bags with toothbrushes, toothpaste and floss. CFT Member Benefits Coordinator Joe Hooper answered questions, had lots of free giveaways and received new member signups. Fullerton and Cypress College Adjunct Billy Arcila provided classical guitar throughout the evening.

 

Partygoers enjoyed appetizers, drinks and dessert and opportunities to meet and greet. Thanks to all who attended. We enjoyed getting to meet some of you and hope to see more of you at our next event.

 

 

 

        

Covered California: What the health care law can do for you

Covered California is a state program where qualified legal residents and their families can compare quality health plans and choose the one that works best for their needs and budget. Based on income and family size, many Californians will also qualify for financial assistance to help pay for premiums and other out-of-pocket costs, such as medications, routine tests and copays for doctor visits. Even those who do not qualify for assistance will find a range of quality, private health insurance plans to fit their budgets. And no one can be denied for having pre-existing conditions. Through Covered California, you may qualify for financial help to pay for health insurance based on household size and adjusted gross income.

     There are four standard benefit levels. At each level, all insurance plans offer the same benefits, so you can determine which level is best for you based on your expected use of medical services.

     Minimum coverage plans are available to people under age 30. For Californians with limited income, Medi-Cal is a public health insurance program that provides coverage at very low or no cost. Those who aren’t eligible for Medi-Cal but are eligible to buy health insurance through Covered California may qualify for federal assistance to help pay for their premiums. And some may be eligible for both federal assistance AND help with out-of-pocket costs, such as medications, routine tests and copays for doctor visits.

     For more information, visit CoveredCA.com. Or call Scott Lucas, 1-800-811-0793.

 

 

 

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2016 Executive Board Meetings

 

August 19

September 16

October 14

November 18

December 90

 

Meetings begin at 12:30pm in the ADFAC office @ 305 N. Harbor Blvd., Suite 313, Fullerton