American Federation of Teachers, Local 6157
San José/Evergreen Federation of Teachers AFT 6157

October 19, 2016

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AFT 6157 November 8th General Election Endorsements

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Collective Bargaining Agreement

2016-17 Reopener ProposalPDF

Upcoming Executive Board/
Membership Meetings

Friday, October 28, 2016
Evergreen Valley College, Appi Mishra - LC

2016 Fall Meeting SchedulePDF

Fall Retiree Meeting

Tuesday, October 25th, 2016

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AFT 6157 Collective Bargaining Agreement

2014-17, Reopener 7/1/2015 through 6/30/2016PDF

2015-16 Salary SchedulesPDF

Contract Forms new

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AFT 6157 Newsletter October 2016

Faculty Matters

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Social Justice: Board of Trustees Address Inequality between Full-Time and Adjunct Faculty

Social justice is written in our SJECCD mission statement. Practicing these words is difficult to do for any institution. I am so glad that these words are written in bold letters for this institution to practice. Activating labor for justice is part of the mission of the AFT-6157... continued

Welcome to Walmart University

Teachers and the Human Condition

One of the awful truths of modern society is that the business model is considered the Holy Grail of human activity. It is a standard by which we judge success and failure. Many conservatives argue that government, including education, must be more like businesses. It is no surprise, then, that college and university presidents’ presentations often look more like corporate briefings than spirited developments and experimentations in academic subjects and pedagogy.... continued

Standing Up for Our Freedoms by Sitting Down

The Personal Protest of Colin Kaepernick

The sports world and then society at large have been provided an opportunity to practice their democracy in recent weeks because of the actions of a professional sports figure. It was not your typical publicity stunt that usually precipitates the actions of our legion of sports heroes but a quiet and yet very risky action by a backup NFL quarterback... continued

Selecting the Sabbatical Fork in the Road

Opportunity provides professional faculty growth

A freewheeling sage, Yogi Berra, once advised: “When you come to a fork in the road, take it.” Of course, full-time instructors in the San Jose/Evergreen Community College District have a less nebulous decision to make: They may select the fork leads that will enable them to “teach as usual” or take the less traveled pathway afforded by a sabbatical leave opportunity... continued

AFT 6157 Mentorship Program Video




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