The UPM Executive Council is now accepting applications for union positions. The Executive Council of the United Professors of Marin has identified positions for Officers and Committee members to be staffed by current UPM members. Terms begin July, 1, 2018 and end June 30, 2019. All positions are for one (1) year, and is subject to change by the Executive Council.
With wildfires raging throughout the state of California, we wanted to take a moment to check in with you to make sure everything is all right. Fires can bring not only forced evacuations and the loss of homes and belongings, but real trauma for those who are impacted.
Considering that the recent AJCCC visit cited the lack of diversity in hiring practices (Recommendation 12, ACCJC-Letter-20170630.pdf), the following reports should be reviewed by all members of UPM to promote diversity and equity for constituent groups at College of Marin.
San Francisco—In an important step toward fairer accreditation practices in California’s community colleges, the California Federation of Teachers (CFT) has reached agreement with the Accrediting Commission for Community and Junior Colleges (ACCJC) to settle its long-standing lawsuit against the agency.
A New Benefit Available at NO COST for All Active AFT Members
July 28, 2017
Effective Tuesday, Aug. 1, all active, working AFT members in good standing will have $5,000 of accidental death and dismemberment (AD&D) insurance coverage provided at no cost to them through the national AFT.