Dear UPM Member,
This November’s ballot has a lot to sort through. While I know you’re looking at all the questions on the ballot, I’m writing to you about two measures that are especially important to our union.
Paul Christensen died on June 18th, 2016.
Paul was a professor of sociology at the College of Marin for over 40 years, serving as the chairman of the sociology department and as chief negotiator for The United Professors of Marin.
Beware of Direct Dealing!
UPM is THE bargaining agent for its members (See highlighted sections below), so if the District and/or unit members circumvent the established bargaining procedure, they are violating the contract, as well as PERB and EERA (See 14.4).
FACCC* Director of Government Relations Offers Unemployment Filing Advice
(*Faculty Association of California Community Colleges)
I have been speaking with an unprecedented number of FACCC members who are experiencing difficulties reaching the EDD to check on the status of a claim, or are having other delays in receiving benefits.