Tag: CC Coalition


MEDIA CC Coalition Rally AUG 4

Community College members rally for fair contract – and respect Dozens of members from several Community Colleges descended on South Puget Sound Community College Thursday (Aug. 4) to support a fair contract. Our Community College Coalition Bargaining Team held their latest negotiation session there so it was a good setting to show the management bargainers …


WSLC Resolves: fair contracts for state employees

INVEST IN WASHINGTON — FAIR CONTRACT FOR STATE EMPLOYEES Resolution #34 WHEREAS, 99% of state employees are paid below market rate of their counterparts in private and public sectors in state’s own salary survey; and WHEREAS, 600 state employees leave state service monthly, often due to low pay and workload; and WHEREAS, 1 million more …

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Next 10 days critical for Community College bargaining; join the Aug. 4 rally

Community College Coalition Bargaining Update 7/25/16 • It’s time to build support for our compensation package that was presented to management July 12. • We expect management’s response during our next round of bargaining Aug. 3 and 4. • And you have a chance to show management how important a fair compensation package is: Rally …


Controversial Green River College president resigns; healing process begins

From the WSLC The Stand: After facing three no-confidence votes, years of protests and a three-day Unfair Labor Practice strike by faculty in May, Green River College President Eileen Ely resigned effective immediately Thursday night at the meeting of the college’s Board of Trustees. See full story

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Community College team ramps up with 29 tentative agreements!

Community College Coalition Bargaining Update 6/16/16 Our Community College Coalition Bargaining Team met Monday and Tuesday, June 13 and 14 to continue our fight for a fair contract for 2017-2019. To date, our team has reached tentative agreement on 29 articles. Management presented 23 counter proposals for consideration by our team. Of this number, the …


Community College Coalition Bargaining Priorities

Our coalition represents over 3200 employees at 12 Community College campuses across Washington: Bellevue, Centralia, Community Colleges of Spokane, Everett, Green River, Lower Columbia, Peninsula, Seattle, Shoreline, South Puget Sound, Tacoma, and Whatcom NEGOTIATIONS The team is prepared to begin negotiating our 2017-2019 contract. Nominations and elections for CCC bargaining team members concluded last fall, …

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Community College Bargaining Team update 5/12/16

Heading into the start of bargaining May 19-20: Your Community College Coalition Bargaining Team met May 10 for final preparations prior to formal negotiations with your employer on May 19. Initial ground rule proposals were reviewed with the prospect of submitting your union’s initial contract proposal on May 19. We’ll also bargain on May 20. …

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Area Report – CCC 4/2016

Community College System Wide Issues The State Board for Community and Technical Colleges has recently introduced a new software system with the intent of creating a centralized system for all 34 colleges. This system will be implemented in phases and is currently being rolled out at Tacoma Community College and the Spokane Community Colleges. As …