At Last! A Raise and Steps
the help of a state-appointed mediator, the union and the District settled on a
salary increase and an additional step for the 2013-14 academic year. In October,
Chief Negotiator Catherine Whitsett, Past President Bob Fey, CFT Field Rep
Frank Oppedisano and Consultant Denny Konshak agreed with the District on the
salary schedule increase for credit
instructors, counselors, and librarians retroactive to Aug. 26, 2013.
2% salary schedule increase for non-credit instructors or counselors for
SCE effective September 9, 2013.
1 salary step to Schedule A for credit instructors effective Jan. 27,
1 salary step to Schedule B for credit counselors and librarians
effective Jan. 27, 2014
1 salary step to Schedule C for non-credit instructors effective Jan. 6,
The additional step represents an increase of 4%.
On a one-time basis, for the purpose of implementing
the step provisions of this Agreement:
Unit members who are currently on Step 2 of
Schedules A and B and are employed by NOCCCD during Fall 2013 are eligible
to advance to the new Step 3 of the Schedule if they met the applicable
criteria for step advancement as provided in Article 11 of this Agreement..
members who are currently on Step 1 of Schedule C and are employed by
the District during Fall 2013 are eligible to advance to the new Step 2 of
the schedule if they met the applicable criteria for step advancement as
provided in Article 11 of this Agreement..
Many thanks to those who responded to our email survey
on steps, to our hard-working Negotiations Team (Catherine Whitsett, Pete
Christenson, Denny Konshak), and to Past President Bob Fey for his help.