From the October 2017 issue of the CCA/CTA/NEA Advocate:
by Alan Haffa Dear Colleagues, Several of us attended a CCA conference recently and learned some important information about our salaries, budget and ACCJC that is relevant to bargaining. The first document is a statewide comparison of personnel costs. You can see how much MPC spends on Academic Salaries, Classified Salaries, Benefits, and Total Personnel…
Dr. Alan Haffa’s presentation to the MPCTA Board of Trustees on October 25, 2017, is reprinted here.
According to an article entitled “California Community Colleges to Receive More Funding Under New Budget” from May, 2015, the 2015-16 state budget was supposed to “direct $75 million to increase full-time faculty hiring.” The article goes on to say, “The distribution of full-time faculty is not even across all community colleges, so the budget requires…
Frustrated educators from a college in Monterey are taking their complaints about low salaries to the state. Full Story
From Monterey County Weekly: In October 2016, Monterey Peninsula College administrators and faculty union representatives sat down across a table from each other with the hopes of reaching a contract agreement. Full Story
Excellent article from The Nation on why college professors are paid so little.
MPCTA Board of Trustees presentation by Lauren Handley