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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

March 26, 2015:

 

 

TENTATIVE AGREEMENT REACHED

 

Colleagues,


The AFT Negotiations Team and management have reached a tentative agreement (TA) on contract re-openers for July 1, 2014 - June 30, 2015 (see attached).  
 
Highlights of the agreement include:
 
1.  As stated in a previous updates,  the district will pay for all increases in health benefits for full-time faculty.  No ""cap" on district contribution. 
 
2. The full-time faculty salary schedule will be adjusted upwards by 1.22% and the part-ime faculty salary schedules will be adjusted upwards by 2.44% effective 7/1/14.
 
3.  Faculty will receive a retroactive salary increase no later than May 31, 2015.  
 
4.  No later than July 31, 2015, all full and part time salary schedules shall be adjusted effective July 1, 2015 to reflect actual 2014/15 FTES growth as reported on the Form 320 in July 2015, based on the attached proration chart, Attachment A. (This is the "contingency")
 
5.  Contract re-openers for Fall 2015 - Spring 2016 being after ratification of this agreement.  If you are interested in serving on the next negotiations team, please email me and let me know.  
 
The agreement will be presented to the AFT Local 1828 Executive Council and then submitted to the membership for a ratification vote which will be conducted via US mail.  A special thank you to Rachel Messinger (MC), Perry Martin (VC), Alan Hayashi (OC), and Renee Fraser (VC) for serving on the negotiations team.  If you are interested in serving on the next negotiations team, please let me know.
 
Please plan to attend one of our information sessions to learn more about the agreement.  Meetings will be held at all three campuses and fell free to attend at the most convenient location for you.
 
Monday, April 13 - Moorpark College
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Campus Center Conference Room
 
Tuesday, April 14 - Ventura College
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. in the Staff Lounge
 
Wednesday, April 15 - Oxnard College
3:00 - 4:00 p.m. in Room AA-101
 
Enjoy your Spring Break!
 
In Unity,
Steve Hall President/Chief Negotiator 
AFT Local 1828 - Ventura County Community College District  
   

Tentative Agreement 3-26-15

Tentative Agreement - Attachment 1

  

 

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