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.
If you are called into a meeting with any administrator, manager or director, you have the right to require a UPM Representative present for the meeting. You are protected under the Weingraten Rights, as cited below:
Welcome to the United Professors of Marin Website!
United Professors of Marin (UPM), AFT local 1610, is the faculty union at College of Marin, which has two campuses, one in Kentfield and our Indian Valley campus in Novato, California. During our 50 year history we have represented, through collective bargaining, our librarians, counselors, and professors. Our collective bargaining agreement (CBA) is a nationally recognized model.
United Professors of Marin (UPM), AFT local 1610, is the faculty union at College of Marin, which has two campuses, one in Kentfield and our Indian Valley campus in Novato, California.